On This Day

What Happened on November 12, 1931

Historical Events

Music History

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

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

Famous Birthdays

  • Bob Crewe, songwriter and producer (Big Girls Don't Cry), born in Newark, New Jersey (d. 2014)
  • Norman Y Mineta, (Rep-R-CA, 1975- )
1931 Highlights

About November 12, 1931

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 89 years, 11 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

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