What Happened on August 31, 1931

Famous Birthdays

Jean Béliveau (1931-2014)

Canadian Hockey Hall of Fame center (Hart Trophy 1956, 64; Art Ross Trophy 1956; Conn Smythe Trophy 1965; record 17 Stanley Cups), born in Trois-Rivieres Quebec

  • Noble Willingham, American actor (Walker, Texas Ranger, The Corndog Man), born in Mineola, Texas (d. 2004)
Born in 1931

Famous Deaths

  • Marcel Planiol, French law scholar, dies at 77
1931 Highlights

About August 31, 1931

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 92 years and 30 days
Leap Year: No

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