On This Day

What Happened on June 8, 1931

Historical Events

  • Suriname Work Committee under Louis Doedel forms in Paramaribo

Famous Birthdays

  • Ivan V. Lalić, Serbian poet, born in Belgrade (d. 1996)
  • June Thorburn, British actress (Touch & Go, Children Galore), born in Karachi, British India (d. 1967)
  • Leo Nichols, businessman, honorary consul and longtime friend of Burma's opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi, born in Rangoon, Burma (d. 1996)

Famous Weddings

Johnny Mercer

Songwriter Johnny Mercer (21) weds chorus girl Ginger Meehan in New York City

1931 Highlights

About June 8, 1931

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 90 years, 5 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

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