On This Day

What Happened on August 31, 1931

Famous Birthdays

Jean 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)

  • 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? 90 years, 2 months and 30 days
Leap Year: No

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