On This Day

What Happened on January 7, 1931

Historical Events

  • Guy Menzies flies the first solo non-stop trans-Tasman flight (from Australia to New Zealand) in 11 hours and 45 minutes, crash-landing on New Zealand's west coast.

Famous Birthdays

  • Mack Mattingly, American diplomat and politician (Sen-R-Georgia, 1981-86), born in Anderson, Indiana
1931 Highlights

About January 7, 1931

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 89 years, 9 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Capricorn