What Happened on July 23, 1931

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Ashmore & Cartier Is in Indian Ocean transferred to Australia
  • France announces it can't afford to send a team to 1932 LA olympics

Famous Birthdays

  • Guy Fournier, French Canadian author and screenwriter
  • Jan Torell, Limhamm Sweden, director (New Land, Emigrants)
  • Richard Searby, deputy-chairman (News Corp Ltd-Australia)
  • Te Atairangi Kaahu, Māori Queen (d. 2006)
  • Viktor Korchnoi, Russian-born chess grandmaster, born in Leningrad (d. 2016)