On This Day

What Happened on October 24, 1931

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Gangster Al Capone is sentenced to 11 years for tax evasion

Gangster Al Capone
Al Capone
  • George Washington Bridge linking New York City and New Jersey dedicated, opens the next day

Famous Birthdays

  • Sofia Gubaidulina, Tatar-Russian composer (Stimmen Verstummen), born in Chistopol, Tatar Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic

Famous Deaths

  • Murray Bisset, South African cricketer (South African wicket-keeper 1899 & 1910), dies at 55