On This Day

What Happened on August 1, 1931

Famous Birthdays

  • "Ramblin' Jack" Elliott [Adnopoz], American folk singer, born in Brooklyn, New York
  • Lucien Blackwell, American politician (Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania), born in Whitsett, Pennsylvania (d. 2003)
  • Monty Losowsky, British physician and medical educator, born in London
  • Seán Ó Riada [John Reidy], Irish composer (Mise Éire), traditional music revivalist, and bandleader (Ceoltóirí Chualann), born in Cork City, Ireland (d. 1971)
  • Trevor Goddard, South African cricketer (South African opening batsman & opening bowler), born in Durban, Natal, South Africa (d. 2016)
1931 Highlights

About August 1, 1931

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 90 years, 5 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

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