On This Day

What Happened on August 31, 1931

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestJean Béliveau

Jean Béliveau, 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 (d. 2014)

NHL Legend Jean Béliveau
NHL Legend
Jean Béliveau
  • Noble Willingham, American actor (Walker, Texas Ranger, The Corndog Man), born in Mineola, Texas (d. 2004)

Famous Deaths

  • Marcel Planiol, French private law scholar, dies
1931 Highlights

About August 31, 1931

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 89 years, 3 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

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