What Happened on February 8, 1931

Historical Events

  • Gas explosion Fire in Fushun-coal mine, Manchuria kills 3,000

Famous Birthdays

James DeanJames Dean (1931-1955)

American actor and cultural icon (Giant, Rebel Without a Cause), and 1st actor to be posthumously nominated for a Best Actor Academy Award, born in Marion, Indiana

  • Shadia [Fatmah Ahmed Kamal Shaker], Egyptian actress and singer Midaq Alley, The Thief and the Dogs), born in Sharqia Governorate, Egypt, birth date disputed (d. 2017)
Born in 1931
1931 Highlights

About February 8, 1931

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 92 years, 3 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

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