What Happened on January 31, 1931

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

NHL's Quebec Bulldogs' Joe Malone scores a record 7 goals

Ice Hockey Player Joe Malone
Ice Hockey Player
Joe Malone
  • Philip Barry's "Tomorrow & Tomorrow" premieres in NYC

Famous Birthdays

  • Bill Watson, cricketer (NSW & Australian opening batsman mid-50s)
  • Christopher Chataway, British MP/athlete (world record 5k)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Ernie Banks, "Mr Cub" Chicago Cubs, Hall-of-Famer (short stop/1st baseman), born in Dallas, Texas

MLB shortstop Ernie Banks
MLB shortstop
Ernie Banks
  • Jean Burroughs, educationalist
  • Nicholas Gordon Lennox, diplomat