What Happened on March 11, 1931

Historical Events

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

Famous Birthdays

  • Colin Jillings, New Zealand thoroughbred horse trainer (W. S. Cox Plate 1993 The Phantom Chance; 4 x Auckland Cup winners; 5 x NZ Derby winners), born in Auckland, New Zealand (d. 2022)
  • Peter Walters, CEO (Midland Bank)

Rupert MurdochRupert Murdoch (92 years old)

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

Born in 1931

Famous Deaths

  • F. W. Murnau German film director (Nosferatu, The Last Laugh), dies of a car crash at 42
1931 Highlights

About March 11, 1931

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 92 years and 14 days
Leap Year: No

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