What Happened on January 1, 1931

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • 17th Rose Bowl: Alabama beats Washington State, 24-0

Famous Birthdays

  • Carel Brons, Dutch composer, born in Groningen (d. 1983)
  • Siddig El Nigoumi, ceramicist

Famous Deaths

  • Martinus Beijerinck, Dutch microbiologist and botanist (b. 1851)