On This Day

What Happened on October 12, 1931

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
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Famous Birthdays

  • Raoul Pleskow, Austrian-American composer, born in Vienna, Austria
1931 Highlights

About October 12, 1931

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 89 years, 3 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

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