On This Day

What Happened on June 20, 1931

Historical Events

  • Karl Buresch becomes chancellor of Austrian

Famous Birthdays

  • Arne Nordheim, Larvik Norway, conductor/composer (Aftonland)
  • James Tolkan, American actor (Weekend War, Leap of Faith), born in Calumet, Michigan
  • Olympia Dukakis, Greek-American stage and screen, Obie, Oscar, and Golden Globe award-winning actress (Man Equals Man; Moonstruck; Steel Magnolias)), born in Lowell, Massachusetts (d. 2021) [1]
  • Richard Southwood, zoologist/chancellor (Oxford University)
1931 Highlights

About June 20, 1931

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 90 years, 5 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

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