On This Day

What Happened on February 10, 1931

Historical Events

  • New Delhi becomes the capital of India

Music releaseMusic Premiere

Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart's musical "America's Sweetheart" premieres on Broadway at the Broadhurst Theatre, NYC

Composer Richard Rodgers
Richard Rodgers

Famous Birthdays

  • Gerhard Rosenfeld, German opera and film score composer, born in K√∂nigsberg (d. 2003)
  • Makoto Shinohara, Japanese composer, born in Osaka, Japan
  • Thomas Bernhard, Austrian novelist, playwright and poet whose work some describe as "the most significant literary achievement since World War II", born in Heerlen, Netherlands (d. 1989)
1931 Highlights

About February 10, 1931

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 90 years, 7 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Aquarius