What Happened on December 18, 1931

Famous Birthdays

  • Alison Plowden, English historian (d. 2007)
  • Allen Klein, American rock and roll business manager - ABKCO (Sam Cooke; Rolling Stones, Beatles), born in Newark, New Jersey (d. 2009)
  • AndrĂ© S. Labarthe, French actor, film producer and director (Vivre sa vie, CinĂ©astes de notre temps), born in Oloron-Sainte-Marie, France (d. 2018)
  • Gene Shue, American NBA basketball guard, 1954-64, 5X All-Star (New York Knicks, Fort Wayne/Detroit Pistons, and 2 other teams), and NBA coach, 1966-89, 2X Coach of the Year (Baltimore/Washington Bullets, Philadelphia 76ers, and 2 other teams), born in Baltimore, Maryland (d. 2022)
  • Gunnel Lindblom, Swedish actress (Hunger, Virgin Spring), born in Gothenburg, Sweden (d. 2021)
  • Noel McGregor, New Zealand cricket batsman (25 Tests, 1 x 100; Otago CA), born in Dunedin, New Zealand (d. 2007)
  • Norm Provan, Australian rugby league second rower (14 Tests; St. George RLFC NSWRL Premiers 1956-66; 13th RL "Immortal") and coach (St. George, Parramatta, Cronulla), born in Urana, Australia (d. 2021)
Born in 1931

Famous Deaths

  • Jack "Legs" Diamond, American gangster and bootlegger, murdered at 34
1931 Highlights

About December 18, 1931

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 91 years, 5 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

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