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Historical Events In 1931

Monday, 21 January 2019

Apr 20   Louis Armstrong recorded the classic, " When It s Sleepy Time Down South" , for Okeh Records on this day in history.  

Apr 22   Egypt & Iraq sign peace treaty on this day in history.  

Apr 24   On this day in history bridget Riley, British painter (op-art)  

Apr 24   C Jackson discovers asteroid #1193 Africa in the year 1931.  

Apr 25   On this day in history a J Y (Bert) Hopkins, cricketer (20 Tests for Aust, 509 runs), dies  

Apr 26   Lou Gehrig hits a HR but is called out for passing a runner, mistake costs him AL home run crown; he & Babe Ruth tie for season on this day in history.  

Apr 26   On this day in history lou Gehrig hits a HR but is called out for passing a runner, the mistake costs him AL home run crown; he & Babe Ruth tie for season  

Apr 27   100ø F (38ø C), Pahala, Hawaii (state record) on this day in history.  

Apr 27   On this day in history 100F (38C), Pahala, Hawaii (state record)  

Apr 27   Igor Oistrach, Russian violinist/son of David Oistrach on this day in history.  

Apr 28   In the year 1931 program for woman athletes approved for 1932 Olympics track & field  

Apr 29   In the year 1931 cleve Indian Wes Ferrell no-hits St Louis Browns, 9-0  

Apr 30   On this day in history sammy Woods, cricketer (3 Tests for Australia, 3 for England), dies  

Apr 30   On this day in history william L [Bill] Clay, (Rep-D-MO, 1969- )  

May 01   Empire State Building opens in New York NY in the year 1931.  

May 01   Norway claims Peter I Island on this day in history.  

May 01   On this day in history singer Kate Smith begins her long-running radio program on CBS  

May 01   The 102-story Empire State Building is dedicated today in New York City on this day in history.  

May 01   The Empire State Building, in New York, is completed on this day in history.  

May 03   In the year 1931 frank Hoyt Losey, composer, dies at 59  

May 04   Ed Cassidy, drummer (Spirit-I Got A Line on You) in the year 1931.  

May 04   In the year 1931 mustafa Kemal Pasja becomes Turkish president  

May 07   Gene [Rodman] Wolfe, US, sci-fi author (Soldier of Arete) on this day in history.  

May 08   Operette "Land of Smiles," premieres in London in the year 1931.  

May 09   On this day in history 57th Preakness: George Ellis aboard Mate wins in 1:59  

May 09   On this day in history a[lbert] A[braham] Michelson, US physicist (1907 Nobel), dies at 78  

May 09   On this day in history vance DeVoe Brand, Longmont Co, astro (Apollo 18, STS-5, 41B, 35)  

May 10   In the year 1931 golf ball size hail falls in Burlington NJ  

May 11   Credit-Anstalt, Austria's largest bank, fails beginning financial collapse of Central Europe in the year 1931.  

May 11   During Spanish civil war, martial Law is announced in several Spanish cities in the year 1931.  

May 11   The birth of Rupert Murdoch, Media tycoon on this day in history.  

May 12   Eugene Ysaye, composer, dies at 72 in the year 1931.  

May 12   Johan Fleerackers, Flemish vice-president of Dutch One on this day in history.  

May 13   In the year 1931 eileen Diss, theatrical designer (August, Secret Places, Betrayal)  

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Famous Birthdays In 1931

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   Carel Brons, composer was born on this day in history.  

Jan 01   On this day in history birth of siddig El Nigoumi, ceramicist  

Jan 02   Toshiki Kaifu, premier of Japan (1989-91) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   In the year 1931 birth of adi Lady Lala Mara, First Lady of Fiji (d. 2004)  

Jan 04   Sir William Deane, Governor-General of Australia 1996-2001 was born in the year 1931.  

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of alfred Brendel, Wiesenberg Moravia, Austrian pianist  

Jan 05   Alvin Ailey, choreographer (American Dance Theater) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 05   In the year 1931 birth of robert Duvall, San Diego Calif, actor (Great Santini, Taxi Driver)  

Famous Deaths In 1931

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 01   Martinus Beijerinck, Dutch microbiologist and botanist (b. 1851) died on this day in history.  

Jan 03   Joseph J C Joffre, French marshal, dies at 78 on this day in history.  

Jan 04   On this day in history art Acord, western actor (Set Free, Spurs & Saddles), dies at 40  

Jan 09   Claude Anet [Jean Schopfer], French writer (La fille perdue), dies in the year 1931.  

Jan 11   Oscar Fetras, composer, dies at 76 on this day in history.  

Jan 14   On this day in history william Ernst Johnson, British mathematician, dies  

Jan 21   In the year 1931 felix Blumenfeld, composer, dies at 67  

Jan 22   On this day in history death of alma Rubens, American actress (b. 1897)  

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