On This Day

What Happened on June 7, 1931

Famous Birthdays

  • (Nii Moi) "Speedy" Acquaye, Ghanaian drummer, percussionist and fire-eater (Tubby Hayes; Georgie Fame and the Blue Flames; Ginger Baker's Airforce), born in Accra, Gold Coast (now Ghana) (d. 1993)
  • David Driskell, American artist and champion of African American art, born in Eatonton, Georgia (d. 2020)
  • Lang Jeffries, Canadian actor (Skip-Rescue 8), born in Ontario, Canada (d. 1987)
  • Malcolm Morley, English-American painter, born in London (d. 2018)
  • Virginia McKenna, British actress (Born Free, Chosen, Lions are Free, Simba), born in Marylebone, London
1931 Highlights

About June 7, 1931

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 90 years, 5 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

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