On This Day

What Happened on October 19, 1931

Famous Birthdays

  • Atsushi Miyagi, Japanese tennis player (US Open doubles 1955 [with Kosei Kamo] first Japanese players to win a Grand Slam event), born in Tokyo, Japan (d. 2021)
  • John le Carré [pen name for David Cornwell], English novelist (The Spy Who Came in from the Cold), born in Poole, England (d. 2020)
  • László Kalmár, Hungarian composer (Triangles), born in Budapest (d. 1995)
1931 Highlights

About October 19, 1931

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 90 years, 3 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

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