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 Baseball HOF third baseman (512 career HRs; 12 × MLB All-Star; World Series 1957, 68; Boston/Milwaukee Braves) and manager (Atlanta Braves 1972-74), born in Texarkana, Texas (d. 2001)
  • Janice Elliott, English novelist, born in Derby, England (d. 1995)

Raymond Kopa (1931-2017)

French soccer attacking midfielder (45 caps; Angers, Reims, Real Madrid; Ballon d'Or 1958; 'the Napoleon of football'), born in Noeux-les-Mines, France

Born in 1931

Famous Deaths

  • Ernst Didring, Swedish author (b. 1868)

About October 13, 1931

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 91 years, 11 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

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