On This Day

What Happened on October 12, 1931

Historical Events

  • 1st International Conference on Calendar Reform

Christ the Redeemer

Christ the Redeemer statue opens standing 30 meters high (98 ft) on top of Mount Corcovado overlooking Rio de Janeiro, built by engineer Heitor da Silva Costa

Famous Birthdays

  • Mohamed Soukhane, Algerian soccer defender (6 caps; Le Havre AC), born in Algiers, Algeria (d. 2021)
  • Raoul Pleskow, Austrian-American composer, born in Vienna, Austria
1931 Highlights

About October 12, 1931

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 90 years, 3 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

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