On This Day

What Happened on March 3, 1931

Historical Events

  • "Star Spangled Banner" officially becomes US national anthem by congressional resolution
  • Cab Calloway records "Minnie Moocher" (Jazz's 1st million seller)

Famous Birthdays

  • Henk Knol, Dutch 2nd chamber member (PvdA)
  • Piet [van] Bambergen, Dutch cabaretier (Mounties, Sherlock Jones)
1931 Highlights

About March 3, 1931

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 89 years, 8 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

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