On This Day

What Happened on March 11, 1931

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Ready for Labour and Defence of the USSR, abbreviated as GTO, is introduced in the Soviet Union

Famous Birthdays

  • Peter Walters, CEO (Midland Bank)

Person of interestRupert Murdoch

Rupert Murdoch, Australian-born American media mogul (NY Post, News of the World, FOX-TV), born in Melbourne, Victoria

Media Mogul Rupert Murdoch
Media Mogul
Rupert Murdoch

Famous Deaths

  • F.W. Murnau, German film director (b. 1888)