On This Day

What Happened on August 18, 1931

Historical Events

Sports History

Lou Gehrig hitless in Detroit, his 1,000th consecutively played game

Famous Birthdays

  • Bramwell Tillsley, Canadian Salvation Army general
  • Dick White, English footballer, born in Scunthorpe, United Kingdom (d. 2002)
  • Grant Williams, American actor (Hawaiian Eye, Incredible Shrinking Man), born in NYC, New York (d. 1985)
  • Henricus AFMO "Hans" van Mierlo, Dutch minister of Defense (D66)
1931 Highlights

About August 18, 1931

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 90 years, 4 months and 30 days
Leap Year: No

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