On This Day

What Happened on December 31, 1931

Famous Birthdays

  • Bob Shaw, Northern Irish sci-fi author (Light of Other Days, The Ragged Astronauts), born in Belfast, Northern Ireland (d. 1996)
  • Gil MellĂ©, American jazz saxophonist and composer, born in New York City (d. 2004)
1931 Highlights

About December 31, 1931

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 90 years and 23 days
Leap Year: No

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