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Historical Events In 1931

Thursday, 15 November 2018

Apr 20   Louis Armstrong recorded the classic, " When It s Sleepy Time Down South" , for Okeh Records in the year 1931.  

Apr 22   On this day in history egypt & Iraq sign peace treaty  

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

Apr 24   In the year 1931 c Jackson discovers asteroid #1193 Africa  

Apr 25   A J Y (Bert) Hopkins, cricketer (20 Tests for Aust, 509 runs), dies 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, mistake costs him AL home run crown; he & Babe Ruth tie for season  

Apr 26   In the year 1931 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   100F (38C), Pahala, Hawaii (state record) on this day in history.  

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 in the year 1931.  

Apr 30   William L [Bill] Clay, (Rep-D-MO, 1969- ) in the year 1931.  

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

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

May 01   In the year 1931 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 in the year 1931.  

May 01   On this day in history the Empire State Building, in New York, is completed  

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

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

May 09   Vance DeVoe Brand, Longmont Co, astro (Apollo 18, STS-5, 41B, 35) in the year 1931.  

May 10   In the year 1931 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 on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history johan Fleerackers, Flemish vice-president of Dutch One  

May 13   Eileen Diss, theatrical designer (August, Secret Places, Betrayal) in the year 1931.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1931

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Jan 01   On this day in history birth of carel Brons, composer  

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

Jan 02   On this day in history birth of toshiki Kaifu, premier of Japan (1989-91)  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of adi Lady Lala Mara, First Lady of Fiji (d. 2004)  

Jan 04   In the year 1931 birth of sir William Deane, Governor-General of Australia 1996-2001  

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

Jan 05   On this day in history birth of alvin Ailey, choreographer (American Dance Theater)  

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   In the year 1931 joseph J C Joffre, French marshal, dies at 78  

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

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

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

Jan 14   William Ernst Johnson, British mathematician, dies on this day in history.  

Jan 21   On this day in history felix Blumenfeld, composer, dies at 67  

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

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