On This Day

What Happened on August 8, 1931

Historical Events

  • Washington Senators pitcher Bobby Burke no-hits Boston Red Sox, 5-0 at Griffith Stadium, Washington D. C.

Famous Birthdays

  • Jonathan Elkus, composer
  • Roger Penrose, English physicist (2020 Nobel Prize for Physics for work on black holes), born in Colchester, England
1931 Highlights

About August 8, 1931

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 90 years, 3 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

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