On This Day

What Happened on April 2, 1931

Historical Events


Sports record brokenBaseball Record

17-year old girl Jackie Mitchell strikes out New York Yankees stars Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig in an exhibition baseball game at Engel Stadium in Chattanooga, Tennessee

Baseball Player Lou Gehrig
Baseball Player
Lou Gehrig

Famous Birthdays

  • Imre Olsvik, Hungarian composer and ethnomusicologist, born in Budapest (d. 2014)
1931 Highlights

About April 2, 1931

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 89 years, 5 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

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