On This Day

What Happened on May 14, 1931

Day of the Week: Thursday

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