Historical Events in November 1931

  • Nov 1 Dupont introduces synthetic rubber
  • Nov 2 Warren, Dixon & Young's musical "Laugh Parade" premieres in NYC
  • Nov 3 First commercially produced synthetic rubber manufactured
  • Nov 4 Jean Genet's "Judith" premieres in Paris

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Nov 7 Chinese People's Republic proclaimed by Mao Zedong

Chinese Revolutionary and Chairman of the Communist Party Mao Zedong
Chinese Revolutionary and Chairman of the Communist Party
Mao Zedong

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Nov 10 4th Academy Awards: "Cimarron", Lionel Barrymore & Marie Dressler win

  • Nov 11 Cornerstones laid for Opera House & Veteran's Building in San Francisco
  • Nov 12 Maple Leaf Gardens opens in Toronto - Chic Blackhawks beat Leafs, 2-1
  • Nov 12 Sibelius/Ashton's ballet "Lady of Shalott" premieres in London
  • Nov 13 Hattie Caraway (D-AK) appointed first US woman senator
  • Nov 14 Ottawa Mint Act is proclaimed in Britain

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Nov 17 Bradman scores 135 NSW v South Africa, 128 mins, 15 fours

Cricket Legend Donald Bradman
Cricket Legend
Donald Bradman

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Nov 17 Charles Lindbergh inaugurates Pan Am service from Cuba to South America in the Sikorsky flying boat "American Clipper"

  • Nov 20 Commercial teletype service begins (AT&T)
  • Nov 22 Ferde Grofe's "Grand Canyon Suite" premieres
  • Nov 23 Nationally Crisis Committee forms in Hague
  • Nov 27 1st Test Cricket match at the Gabba Bradman scores 200 on 1st day
  • Nov 28 Bradman scores 226, the 1st Test Cricket century at Gabba, v South Africa
  • Nov 30 His Master's Voice & Columbia Records merge into EMI