On This Day

What Happened on January 16, 1931

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Bradman scores 223 Australia v West Indies in 297 mins, 26 fours

Cricket Legend Donald Bradman
Cricket Legend
Donald Bradman

Famous Birthdays

  • Johannes Rau, German politician, born in Wuppertal, Germany (d. 2006)
  • Vladimír Škutina, Czechoslovakian writer and actor (Hvezda jede na jih), born in Prague, Czechoslovakia (d. 1995)
1931 Highlights

About January 16, 1931

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 89 years, 10 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Capricorn