On This Day

What Happened on June 29, 1931

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • 109°F (43°C), Monticello, Florida (state record)

Book releaseHistoric Publication

Pope Pius XI publishes encyclical on Nun abbiamo bisogno (We do not need fascism and Mussolini)

Italian Dictator Benito Mussolini
Italian Dictator
Benito Mussolini

Famous Birthdays

  • Ed Gilbert, American actor (The Hardy Boys/Nancy Drew Mysteries), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 1999)

Famous Weddings

LoveWedding of Interest

Actress Mary Astor (25) weds Dr. Franklyn Thorpe

Actress Mary Astor
Mary Astor

Famous Deaths

  • Nérée Beauchemin, Quebec poet (b. 1850)