On This Day

What Happened on January 6, 1931

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

InventionHistoric Invention

Thomas Edison submits his last patent application

Inventor Thomas Edison
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)