What Happened on December 11, 1931

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Japan leaves the Gold Standard
  • Statute of Westminster gives complete legislative independence to Canada, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Ireland (Free State), and Newfoundland (not then part of Canada)

Famous Birthdays

  • Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh, leader B-sect/guru of rich
  • Richard Devon, actor (Battle of Blood Island), born in Glendale, California

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Rita Moreno [Rosita Dolores Alverío], Puerto Rican singer, dancer and actress (West Side Story), born in Humacao, Puerto Rico

Singer/Dancer/Actress Rita Moreno
Singer/Dancer/Actress
Rita Moreno