On This Day

What Happened on October 24, 1931

Historical Events

Historic Event

Gangster Al Capone is sentenced to 11 years for tax evasion

  • 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? 90 years, 1 month and 10 days
Leap Year: No

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