On This Day

What Happened on October 12, 1931

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • 1st International Conference on Calendar Reform

BrazilChrist 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
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Christ the Redeemer statue, Brazil
Christ the Redeemer statue, Brazil

Famous Birthdays

  • Raoul Pleskow, Austrian-American composer, born in Vienna, Austria