What Happened on November 12, 1931

Historical Events

Music History

Jean Sibelius and Ashton's ballet "Lady of Shalott" premieres in London

  • Maple Leaf Gardens opens in Toronto - Chic Blackhawks beat Leafs, 2-1

Famous Birthdays

  • Bob Crewe, American songwriter and producer ("Big Girls Don't Cry"; "The Sun Ain't Gonna Shine (Anymore)"), born in Newark, New Jersey (d. 2014)
  • Norman Mineta, American politician and 1st cabinet member of Asian descent (Secretary of Transportation, 2001-06; US Representative (D)-CA, 1975-95), born in San Jose, California (d. 2022)
Born in 1931

About November 12, 1931

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 91 years, 4 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

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