On This Day

What Happened on May 4, 1931

Historical Events

  • Mustafa Kemal Pasja becomes Turkish president

Famous Birthdays

  • Gennady Rozhdestvensky, Russian conductor (Bolshoi Theatre, 1951-61; USSR State Radio, 1961-74; USSR Ministry of Culture Symphony, 1983-91), born in Moscow, Russia, USSR (d. 2018)
  • Thomas Stuttaford, British doctor and medical columnist (The Times), born in Norfolk, England
1931 Highlights

About May 4, 1931

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 90 years, 7 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

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