What Happened on July 23, 1931

Historical Events

  • Ashmore & Cartier Islands in Indian Ocean transferred to Australia
  • France announces it can't afford to send a team to 1932 LA Olympics

Famous Birthdays

  • Arata Isozaki, Japanese architect (Pritzker Prize - 2019; Art Tower Mito, Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art; Walt Disney headquarters), born in Oito, Japan (d. 2022) [1]
  • Guy Fournier, French Canadian author and screenwriter, born in Waterloo, Quebec
  • Jan Torell, Swedish director (New Land, Emigrants), born in Limhamm, Sweden
  • Richard Searby, Australian lawyer and deputy-chairman (News Corp Ltd-Australia)
  • Te Atairangikaahu, Māori Queen for 40 years (1966-2006), born in Waahi Marae, Huntly, New Zealand (d. 2006)
  • Viktor Korchnoi, Russian-born chess grandmaster, born in Leningrad (d. 2016)
Born in 1931

About July 23, 1931

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 92 years, 2 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Leo