On This Day

What Happened on August 23, 1931

Historical Events

  • Count Gyula Károlyi becomes premier of Hungary
  • Philadelphia A's Lefty Grove, loses 1-0 (Browns) after winning 16 straight

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestBarbara Eden

Barbara Eden, American actress (Dream of Jeannie), born in Tucson, Arizona

Actress Barbara Eden
Barbara Eden
  • Richard Vincent, Baron Vincent of Coleshill, British chief of Defense, born in Uxbridge, Middlesex, England
1931 Highlights

About August 23, 1931

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 89 years, 5 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

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