On This Day

What Happened on October 27, 1931

Historical Events

  • Chuhei Numbu of Japan, sets then long jump record at 26' 2½"

Famous Birthdays

  • David Bryant, English lawn bowler (World Outdoor C'ship singles 1966, 80, 88; 4 x C'wealth Games gold singles), born in Clevedon, England (d. 2020)
  • Nawal el-Saadawi, Egyptian feminist writer and activist, born in Kafr Tahla, Egypt (d. 2021) [1]
1931 Highlights

About October 27, 1931

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 90 years, 9 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

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