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Historical Events In 1931

Wednesday, 17 July 2019

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

Apr 22   Egypt & Iraq sign peace treaty in the year 1931.  

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   In the year 1931 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   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) in the year 1931.  

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   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   In the year 1931 sammy Woods, cricketer (3 Tests for Australia, 3 for England), dies  

Apr 30   William L [Bill] Clay, (Rep-D-MO, 1969- ) on this day in history.  

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

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

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

May 03   Frank Hoyt Losey, composer, dies at 59 in the year 1931.  

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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   On this day in history birth of carel Brons, composer  

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

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 in the year 1931.  

Jan 04   On this day in history birth of sir William Deane, Governor-General of Australia 1996-2001  

Jan 05   In the year 1931 birth of alfred Brendel, Wiesenberg Moravia, Austrian pianist  

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

Jan 05   On this day in history 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 in the year 1931.  

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   Claude Anet [Jean Schopfer], French writer (La fille perdue), dies on this day in history.  

Jan 11   On this day in history oscar Fetras, composer, dies at 76  

Jan 14   In the year 1931 william Ernst Johnson, British mathematician, dies  

Jan 21   Felix Blumenfeld, composer, dies at 67 in the year 1931.  

Jan 22   In the year 1931 death of alma Rubens, American actress (b. 1897)  

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