On This Day

What Happened on April 4, 1931

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

André Michelin

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

  • George Whitefield Chadwick, composer, dies at 76
1931 Highlights

About April 4, 1931

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 90 years and 8 months
Leap Year: No

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