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], Dry Ridge Ky, singer (End of World)

Famous Deaths

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

About December 30, 1931

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 88 years, 10 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

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