On This Day

What Happened on October 21, 1931

Famous Birthdays

  • Jim Parks, English cricket wicketkeeper (46 Tests, 114 dismissals, 2 x 100, 9 x 50, HS 108no; Sussex CCC, Somerset CCC), born in Haywards Heath, England (d. 2022)
  • Shammi Kapoor, Indian actor and director known as the "Elvis Presley of India" (Amaran, Brahmachari, Vidhaata), born in Bombay, British India (d. 2011)

Famous Deaths

  • A Schnitzler, writer, dies at 69
1931 Highlights

About October 21, 1931

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 90 years, 9 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

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