On This Day

What Happened on November 16, 1931

Famous Birthdays

  • Bob Gibson, American folk musician, born in Brooklyn, New York (d. 1996)
  • Frank Bolling, American baseball second baseman (MLB All-Star 1961–62²; Gold Glove Award 1958; Detroit Tigers, Milwaukee/Atlanta Braves), born in Mobile, Alabama (d. 2020)
  • Hubert Sumlin, American blues guitarist (Howlin' Wolf), born in Greenwood, Mississippi (d. 2011)
  • Luciano Bottaro, Italian comic book artist, born in Rapallo, Italy (d. 2006)
1931 Highlights

About November 16, 1931

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 88 years, 11 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

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