On This Day

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; RollingStones, 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)
  • Gunnel Lindblom, Swedish actress (Hunger, Virgin Spring), born in Gothenburg, Sweden
  • Noel McGregor, cricketer (batted in 25 Tests for NZ 1955-65)

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? 89 years, 9 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

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