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Historical Events In 1931

Friday, 17 January 2020

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

Apr 22   In the year 1931 egypt & Iraq sign peace treaty  

Apr 24   Bridget Riley, British painter (op-art) on this day in history.  

Apr 24   C Jackson discovers asteroid #1193 Africa on this day in history.  

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

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) in the year 1931.  

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

Apr 27   Igor Oistrach, Russian violinist/son of David Oistrach in the year 1931.  

Apr 28   On this day in history program for woman athletes approved for 1932 Olympics track & field  

Apr 29   On this day in history cleve Indian Wes Ferrell no-hits St Louis Browns, 9-0  

Apr 30   Sammy Woods, cricketer (3 Tests for Australia, 3 for England), dies in the year 1931.  

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

May 01   On this day in history empire State Building opens in New York NY  

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

May 01   Singer Kate Smith begins her long-running radio program on CBS in the year 1931.  

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

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

May 03   On this day in history frank Hoyt Losey, composer, dies at 59  

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

May 04   On this day in history 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   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   Golf ball size hail falls in Burlington NJ on this day in history.  

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 on this day in history.  

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

May 12   On this day in history 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   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   Adi Lady Lala Mara, First Lady of Fiji (d. 2004) was born in the year 1931.  

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

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

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

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 on this day in history.  

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

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   William Ernst Johnson, British mathematician, dies in the year 1931.  

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

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

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