What Happened on January 30, 1931

Historical Events

Film Premiere

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

Famous Birthdays

  • Allan W. Eckert, American historian, naturalist, and author, born in Buffalo, New York
  • John Crosbie, Canadian politician, born in St. John's, Canada (d. 2020)
  • Shirley Hazzard, Australian-born author (Transit of Venus), born in Sydney, Australia (d. 2016)
  • Stewart McKinney, American politician (Rep-R-CT, 1971-87), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (d. 1987)
Born in 1931
1931 Highlights

About January 30, 1931

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 92 years, 4 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

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