On This Day

What Happened on December 2, 1931

Famous Birthdays

  • Edwin Meese, American author and 75th United States Attorney General (1985-88), born in Oakland, California
  • Masaaki Hatsumi, Japanese founder and head of the Bujinkan Organization, born in Noda, Chiba, Japan
  • Wynton Kelly, American jazz pianist (Dizzy Gillespie; Miles Davis), born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1971)

Famous Deaths

1931 Highlights

About December 2, 1931

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 88 years, 11 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

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