On This Day

What Happened on January 6, 1931

Historical Events


InventionHistoric Invention

Thomas Edison submits his last patent application

Inventor Thomas Edison
Inventor
Thomas Edison

Famous Birthdays

  • E. L. Doctorow, American author (Ragtime, Billy Bathgate), born in The Bronx, New York (d. 2015)
  • Graeme Hole, Australian cricketer (Australian batsman of the fifties), born in Concord West, Australia (d. 1990)
  • P J Kavanagh [Patrick Joeseph], British poet, actor and journalist (The Perfect Stranger), born in Worthing, Sussex (d. 2015)
1931 Highlights

About January 6, 1931

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 89 years, 9 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Capricorn