What Happened on December 16, 1931

Historical Events

  • German SPD begins Iron Front against fascism

Famous Birthdays

  • Karl Denver [Angus McKenzie], Scottish pop singer ("Never Say Goodbye"; "Wimoweh"), born in Springburn, Glasgow, Scotland
  • Kenneth Gilbert, Canadian harpsichordist, organist, musicologist, and educator, born in Montreal, Quebec (d. 2020)
  • Shelby Singleton, American record label owner and producer (Smash Records, Mercury Records), born in Waskom, Texas (d. 2009)

Tom Brookshier (1931-2010)

American football defensive end (Philadelphia Eagles) and broadcaster (CBS), born in Roswell, New Mexico

Born in 1931

Famous Deaths

  • Gustave J Waffelaert, Flemish theologist and bishop of Bruges, dies at 82
1931 Highlights

About December 16, 1931

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 91 years, 9 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

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