What Happened on April 6, 1931

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events


Film release premierFilm Release

"A Connecticut Yankee" film based on novel by Mark Twain, directed by David Butler, starring Will Rogers is released

Humorist Will Rogers
Humorist
Will Rogers
Author Mark Twain
Author
Mark Twain
  • 1st broadcast of "Little Orphan Annie" on NBC-radio
  • 1st Scottsboro (Ala) trial begins - 9 blacks accused of rape

Famous Birthdays

  • Ivan Dixon, American actor (Car Wash, Hogan's Heroes), born in NYC, New York
  • Joan Carlyle, British soprano

Famous Deaths

  • Giuseppi Radiciotti, composer, dies at 73