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Historical Events In 1931

Wednesday, 30 September 2020

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 in the year 1931.  

Apr 24   Bridget Riley, British painter (op-art) in the year 1931.  

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

Apr 25   A J Y (Bert) Hopkins, cricketer (20 Tests for Aust, 509 runs), dies in the year 1931.  

Apr 26   On this day in history 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  

Apr 26   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 on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history igor Oistrach, Russian violinist/son of David Oistrach  

Apr 28   Program for woman athletes approved for 1932 Olympics track & field on this day in history.  

Apr 29   Cleve Indian Wes Ferrell no-hits St Louis Browns, 9-0 in the year 1931.  

Apr 30   Sammy Woods, cricketer (3 Tests for Australia, 3 for England), dies on this day in history.  

Apr 30   In the year 1931 william L [Bill] Clay, (Rep-D-MO, 1969- )  

May 01   Empire State Building opens in New York NY on this day in history.  

May 01   Norway claims Peter I Island in the year 1931.  

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

May 01   In the year 1931 the 102-story Empire State Building is dedicated today in New York City  

May 01   In the year 1931 the Empire State Building, in New York, is completed  

May 03   Frank Hoyt Losey, composer, dies at 59 on this day in history.  

May 04   Ed Cassidy, drummer (Spirit-I Got A Line on You) on this day in history.  

May 04   Mustafa Kemal Pasja becomes Turkish president in the year 1931.  

May 07   Gene [Rodman] Wolfe, US, sci-fi author (Soldier of Arete) in the year 1931.  

May 08   Operette "Land of Smiles," premieres in London on this day in history.  

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

May 09   In the year 1931 a[lbert] A[braham] Michelson, US physicist (1907 Nobel), dies at 78  

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

May 10   On this day in history golf ball size hail falls in Burlington NJ  

May 11   On this day in history credit-Anstalt, Austria's largest bank, fails beginning financial collapse of Central Europe  

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

May 11   On this day in history the birth of Rupert Murdoch, Media tycoon  

May 12   In the year 1931 eugene Ysaye, composer, dies at 72  

May 12   In the year 1931 johan Fleerackers, Flemish vice-president of Dutch One  

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   In the year 1931 birth of carel Brons, composer  

Jan 01   Siddig El Nigoumi, ceramicist was born on this day in history.  

Jan 02   Toshiki Kaifu, premier of Japan (1989-91) was born in the year 1931.  

Jan 04   Adi Lady Lala Mara, First Lady of Fiji (d. 2004) was born on this day in history.  

Jan 04   Sir William Deane, Governor-General of Australia 1996-2001 was born on this day in history.  

Jan 05   Alfred Brendel, Wiesenberg Moravia, Austrian pianist was born in the year 1931.  

Jan 05   Alvin Ailey, choreographer (American Dance Theater) was born in the year 1931.  

Jan 05   Robert Duvall, San Diego Calif, actor (Great Santini, Taxi Driver) was born in the year 1931.  

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 in the year 1931.  

Jan 04   In the year 1931 art Acord, western actor (Set Free, Spurs & Saddles), dies at 40  

Jan 09   On this day in history claude Anet [Jean Schopfer], French writer (La fille perdue), dies  

Jan 11   In the year 1931 oscar Fetras, composer, dies at 76  

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

Jan 21   Felix Blumenfeld, composer, dies at 67 on this day in history.  

Jan 22   Alma Rubens, American actress (b. 1897) died in the year 1931.  

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