On This Day

What Happened on October 18, 1931

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

American gangster Al Capone convicted of tax evasion

Gangster Al Capone
Al Capone

Famous Birthdays

  • Catharina I "Ien" Dales, Dutch Internal minister (1989-94)

Famous Deaths

Person of interestThomas Edison

Thomas Edison, American inventor (lightbulb, phonograph, motion picture camera), dies at 84

Inventor Thomas Edison
Thomas Edison