On This Day

What Happened on December 3, 1931

Historical Events

  • Alka Seltzer goes on sale

Famous Birthdays

  • Ellen Blazer [Esther Clara Blazer], Dutch TV director (Sonja), born in Rotterdam, Netherlands (d. 2013)
  • Franz Josef Degenhardt, German poet and author, born in Schwelm, Westphalia, Germany (d. 2011)
  • Jaye P. Morgan, American pop singer, actress and game show panelist (Gong Show, Night Patrol), born in Mancos, Colorado

Famous Weddings


LoveWedding of Interest

Silent film actress Clara Bow (26) weds actor and politician Rex Bell (28) in Las Vegas

Silent Screen Actress Clara Bow
Silent Screen Actress
Clara Bow

1931 Highlights

About December 3, 1931

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 88 years and 8 months
Leap Year: No

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