What Happened on January 30, 1931

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

Film release premierFilm Premier

"City Lights", American silent romantic comedy film directed by Charlie Chaplin, starring himself and Virginia Cherrill, premieres at Los Angeles Theater

Comedian/Actor/Filmaker Charlie Chaplin
Charlie Chaplin

Famous Birthdays

  • Allan W. Eckert, American historian, naturalist, and author
  • Jack Bowman, Chief Constable (Tayside)
  • John Crosbie, Canadian politician
  • Shirley Hazzard, Australian-born author (Transit of Venus), born in Sydney (d. 2016)
  • Stewart B McKinney, (Rep-R-CT, 1971- )