On This Day

What Happened on June 29, 1931

Historical Events

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

Catholic Encyclical

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

Famous Birthdays

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

Famous Weddings

Mary Astor

Actress Mary Astor (25) weds Dr. Franklyn Thorpe

Famous Deaths

  • Nérée Beauchemin, Quebec poet (b. 1850)
1931 Highlights

About June 29, 1931

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 90 years, 5 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

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