What Happened on January 6, 1931

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Thomas Edison submits his last patent application

Inventor Thomas Edison
Thomas Edison

Famous Birthdays

  • E. L. Doctorow, American author (Ragtime, Billy Bathgate), born in The Bronx, New York (d.2015)
  • Gerard van Muiden, Dutch MP (CDA)
  • Graeme Hole, cricketer (Australian batsman of the fifties)
  • P J [Patrick Joeseph] Kavanagh, poet, actor and journalist (The Perfect Stranger), born in Worthing, Sussex (d. 2015)