What Happened on February 16, 1931

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Extreme right wing Pehr Evind Svinhufvud becomes president of Finland

Famous Birthdays

  • Alfred Kolleritsch, Austrian writer, born in Eichfeld
  • Bobby Collins, Govanhill, Scotland, footballer (Celtic, 31 caps), (d. 2014)
  • Gamini Goonesena, cricket leg-spinner (all-rounder for Ceylon, Notts)
  • George E Sangmeister, (Rep-D-Illinois)
  • Ken Takakura, [Goichi Oda], Kita Japan, actor (Story of Antarctic)