On This Day

What Happened on October 24, 1931

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
1931 Highlights

About October 24, 1931

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 89 years, 1 month and 5 days
Leap Year: No

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