What Happened on October 7, 1931

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • 1st infra-red photograph, Rochester, NY

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestDesmond Tutu

Desmond Tutu, Anglican Archbishop of South Africa and 1984 Nobel Peace Prize winner, born in Klerksdorp, Western Transvaal, South Africa

Anglican Archbishop and Activist Desmond Tutu
Anglican Archbishop and Activist
Desmond Tutu

Famous Deaths

  • Charles Ricketts, British artist and illustrator, dies at 65
  • Daniel Chester French, American sculptor (Minute Man), dies at 81