What Happened on August 6, 1931

Famous Birthdays

  • Jean-Louis Chautemps, French jazz and session saxophonist (Claude Bolling; Chet Baker; Elton John), born in Paris, France (d. 2022)

Famous Deaths

  • (Leon Bismarck) "Bix" Beiderbecke, American jazz cornetist - one of the most influential jazz soloists of the 1920s, pianist, and composer (In A Mist), dies of alcoholism exacerbated pneumonia at 28
1931 Highlights

About August 6, 1931

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 91 years, 5 months and 30 days
Leap Year: No

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