On This Day

What Happened on February 16, 1931

Historical Events

  • Extreme right wing Pehr Evind Svinhufvud becomes President of Finland

Famous Birthdays

  • Alfred Kolleritsch, Austrian writer, born in Eichfeld
  • Bobby Collins, Scottish soccer midfielder (31 caps; Celtic, Everton, Leeds), born in Govanhill, Scotland (d. 2014)
  • Gamini Goonesena, cricket leg-spinner (all-rounder for Ceylon, Notts)
  • George E Sangmeister, (Rep-D-Illinois)
  • Ken Takakura [Goichi Oda], Japanese actor and singer (Black Rain, Story of Antarctic), born in Nakama, Fukuoka (d. 2014)
1931 Highlights

About February 16, 1931

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 90 years, 8 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

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