On This Day

What Happened on December 30, 1931

Famous Birthdays

  • Charles A Bassett II, Captain USAF/astronaut, born in Dayton, Ohio
  • Ike Skelton, US Congressman (Democrat: 1977-2011), born in Lexington, Missouri(d. 2013)
  • Richard Christ, writer
  • Skeeter Davis [Mary Penick], American country-pop singer-songwriter ("(I Can't Help You) I'm Falling Too"; "Set Him Free"; "The End Of The World"),, born in Dry Ridge, Kentucky (d. 2004)

Famous Deaths

  • Tyrone Power Sr., British actor (The Big Trial, The Test of Donald Norton), dies at 62
1931 Highlights

About December 30, 1931

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 89 years, 9 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

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