On This Day

What Happened on May 14, 1931

Historical Events

  • Ådalen shootings: five people are killed in Ådalen, Sweden, as soldiers open fire on an unarmed trade union demonstration

Famous Birthdays

  • Alvin Augustus Lucier Jr, composer

Famous Deaths

  • David Belasco, American theatrical producer (b. 1853)
  • Denys Finch Hatton, English big-game hunter, dies at 44
1931 Highlights

About May 14, 1931

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 89 years, 6 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

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