On This Day

What Happened on November 2, 1931

Historical Events

  • Warren, Dixon and Young's musical "Laugh Parade" premieres in NYC

Famous Birthdays

  • Phil Woods, American jazz saxophonist and composer (Steely Dan's "Doctor Wu"; Billy Joel's "Just The Way You Are"), born in Springfield, Massachusetts (d. 2015)

Famous Deaths

  • Arthur James Cook, British trade union leader (coal miners), dies of cancer at 47
  • Henry Musgrove, Australian cricket batsman (1 Test 1885), dies at 72
1931 Highlights

About November 2, 1931

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

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