What Happened on October 20, 1931

Historical Events

Event of Interest

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 tycoon (Morrisons), born in Bradford, England (d. 2017)

Mickey Mantle (1931-1995)

American Baseball HOF outfielder (1956 Triple Crown; 20 x MLB All Star; 7 × World Series; 3 × AL MVP; NY Yankees), born in Spavinaw, Oklahoma

  • Zeke Bratkowski, American NFL quarterback and coach (Green Bay Packers), born in Danville, Illinois (d. 2019)
Born in 1931

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? 91 years, 11 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

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