What Happened on October 18, 1931

Historical Events

Event of Interest

American gangster Al Capone convicted of tax evasion

Famous Birthdays

  • Ed Biles, American football coach (College: Xavier 1962-68; NFL: Houston Oilers 1981-83), born in Reading, Ohio (d. 2020)
  • Ien Dales, Dutch politician (Minister of Internal minister 1989-94), born in Arnhem, Netherlands (d. 1994)
Born in 1931

Famous Deaths

Thomas Edison (1847-1931)

American inventor (lightbulb, phonograph, motion picture camera), dies of diabetes complications at 84

1931 Highlights

About October 18, 1931

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 91 years, 11 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

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