On This Day

What Happened on November 21, 1931

Historical Events

Film release premierFilm Release

Horror film "Frankenstein" is released, starring Boris Karloff as the monster, directed by James Whale and based on Mary Shelley's 1818 novel "Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus"

Actor Boris Karloff
Boris Karloff
Frankenstein Author Mary Shelley
Frankenstein Author
Mary Shelley

Famous Birthdays

  • Malcolm Williamson, Australian composer, born in Sydney, Australia (d. 2003)
  • Revaz Dogonadze, Georgian scientist (one of the founders of Quantum electrochemistry), born in Tbilisi, Georgia (d. 1985)
1931 Highlights

About November 21, 1931

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 89 years, 11 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

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