On This Day

What Happened on October 13, 1931

Historical Events

  • Musical "Everybody's Welcome" with Tommy and Jimmy Dorsey premieres in NYC

Music History

Noël Coward's "Cavalcade" premieres in London

Famous Birthdays

  • Eddie Mathews, American hall of fame third baseman (Milwaukee Brave) who hit 512 home runs, born in Texarkana, Texas (d. 2001)
  • Janice Elliott, English novelist, born in Derby, England (d. 1995)
  • Raymond Kopa [Kopaszewski], French footballer 'the Napoleon of football', born in Noeux-les-Mines (d. 2017)

Famous Deaths

  • Ernst Didring, Swedish author (b. 1868)
1931 Highlights

About October 13, 1931

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 90 years, 1 month and 19 days
Leap Year: No

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