On This Day

What Happened on November 17, 1931

Historical Events

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Bradman scores 135 NSW v South Africa, 128 mins, 15 fours

Cricket Legend Donald Bradman
Cricket Legend
Donald Bradman

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Charles Lindbergh inaugurates Pan Am service from Cuba to South America in the Sikorsky flying boat "American Clipper"

Famous Deaths

  • Georgi Atanasov, Bulgarian composer (Gergana), dies at 50
  • Hara Prasad Shastri, Indian academic, Sanskrit scholar, archivist and historian of Bengali literature, dies at 77
  • John Paulus Lotsy, Dutch botanist and geneticist (Resumptio Genetics), dies at 64
1931 Highlights

About November 17, 1931

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 88 years, 8 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

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