On This Day

What Happened on August 12, 1931

Historical Events

  • Yangtzee River floods after heavy rain crumbles dikes in China

Famous Birthdays

  • William Goldman, American screenwriter and author (Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2018)
1931 Highlights

About August 12, 1931

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 89 years, 5 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

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