On This Day

What Happened on October 20, 1931

Historical Events

  • Frankie Frisch of the Cards named MVP

Famous Birthdays

  • Jules Eskin, American cellist (Boston Symphony, 1964-2016), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 2016)
  • Ken Morrison, English supermarket maginate/multi-millionaire

Person of interestMickey Mantle

Mickey Mantle, American Baseball Hall of Fame outfielder (1956 Triple Crown, 20-time All Star), born in Spavinaw, Oklahoma (d. 1995)

Baseball Legend Mickey Mantle
Baseball Legend
Mickey Mantle
  • Zeke Bratkowski, American NFL quarterback and coach (Green Bay Packers), born in Danville, Illinois (d. 2019)

Famous Deaths

  • Emánuel Moór, Hungarian composer, pianist, and inventor of musical instruments, dies at 68
1931 Highlights

About October 20, 1931

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 89 years, 3 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

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