On This Day

What Happened on April 4, 1931

Day of the Week: Saturday

Famous Birthdays

  • Bobby Ray Inman, American admiral and intelligence director, born in Rhonesboro, Texas
  • Denis Frank Owen, British ecologist and natural historian, born in London (d. 1996)
  • Harold Volkmer, American politician, U.S. House of Representatives from Missouri, born in Jefferson City, Missouri (d. 2011)

Famous Deaths

Person of interestAndré Michelin

Andre Michelin, French industrialist, tire manufacturer and publisher of the Michelin Guide, dies at 78

Industrialist André Michelin
André Michelin
  • George Whitefield Chadwick, composer, dies at 76