On This Day

What Happened on January 26, 1931

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • "Cimarron" directed by Wesley Ruggles and starring Richard Dix and Irene Dunne premieres in New York. 1st western to win Best Outstanding Production/Picture (1931)
  • Hungary-Austria sign peace treaty
  • Lynn Riggs' "Green Grow the Lilacs" premieres in NYC

Famous Birthdays

  • Mary Murphy, American actress (A Man Alone, Maggie-Investigators), born in Washington, D.C. (d. 2011)