On This Day

What Happened on January 16, 1931

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Australian cricket batting prodigy Don Bradman scores 223 v West Indies in 3rd Test in Brisbane; most runs scored by a player in a Test match in Australia in one day

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? 90 years, 9 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

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