On This Day

What Happened on April 1, 1931

Historical Events

  • Earthquake devastate Managua Nicaragua, kills 2,000
  • Jackie Mitchell becomes the second female (after Lizzie Arlington 1898) in organised baseball when she signs with the Chattanooga Lookouts Baseball Club

Famous Birthdays

  • Charles Price, American Businessman and diplomat, born in Kansas City, Missouri (d. 2012)
  • George Baker, Bulgarian-born British actor (I, Claudius, Goodbye Mr Chips, Curse of the Fly), born in Varna, Bulgaria (d. 2011)
  • Illse "Ita" Ever, Estonian actress (Miss Marple- "Chyornykh drozdov"), born in Paide, J√§rva County
  • Rolf Hochhuth, German playwright (Der Stellvertreter), born in Eschwege, Germany (d. 2020)
1931 Highlights

About April 1, 1931

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 89 years, 7 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Aries