Historical Events in June 1931

  • Jun 1 Rozenburg soccer team forms in Rozenburg
  • Jun 5 Jules Renkin becomes premier of Belgium
  • Jun 5 66th British Golf Open: Tommy Armour shoots a 296 at Carnoustie Golf Links
  • Jun 6 "There Ought To Be A Moonlight Saving Time" by Guy Lombardo hits #1
  • Jun 6 Yanks turn triple-play but lose 7-5 to Indians
  • Jun 8 Duke of Kent wed Princess Marina of Greece and Denmark
  • Jun 8 Suriname Work Committee under Louis Doedel forms in Paramaribo

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Jun 9 1st rocket-powered aircraft design patented (Robert Goddard)

Rocket Pioneer Robert H. Goddard
Rocket Pioneer
Robert H. Goddard
  • Jun 9 1st showing of a Donald Duck cartoon
  • Jun 10 Norway occupies East Greenland

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Jun 12 Al Capone is indicted on 5,000 counts of prohibition & perjury

Gangster Al Capone
Al Capone
  • Jun 13 63rd Belmont: Charley Kurtsinger aboard Twenty Grand wins in 2:29.6
  • Jun 14 French "St Philbert" overturns off St Nazaire France, drowns 450
  • Jun 14 Reinhard Heydrich's 1st meeting with Himmler

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Jun 15 Eddie Collins & Harry Heilmann retire from baseball

Baseball Legend Eddie Collins
Baseball Legend
Eddie Collins
  • Jun 15 Poland & USSR sign friendship & trade treaty
  • Jun 16 Austrian government of Ender falls
  • Jun 19 1st photoelectric cell installed commercially West Haven Ct
  • Jun 20 Karl Buresch becomes chancellor of Austrian
  • Jun 22 RVU, Radio-Volks-University, forms
  • Jun 23 Wiley Post & Harold Catty took off for flight around world
  • Jun 24 USSR & Afghanistan sign neutrality treaty
  • Jun 27 3rd Ryder Cup: US wins, 9-3 at Scioto Country Club (Columbus, Ohio, US)
  • Jun 29 109°F (43°C), Monticello, Florida (state record)

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Jun 29 Pope Pius XI publishes encyclical on Nun abbiamo bisogno (We do not need fascism and Mussolini)

Italian Dictator Benito Mussolini
Italian Dictator
Benito Mussolini