On This Day

What Happened on October 8, 1931

Famous Birthdays

  • Bill Brown, Scottish soccer goalkeeper (28 caps; Dundee, Tottenham Hotspur), born in Arbroath, Angus, Scotland (d. 2004)
  • Pepper Rodgers, American football coach (University of Kansas, UCLA, Georgia Tech; USFL: Memphis Showboats), born in Atlanta, Georgia (d. 2020)

Famous Deaths

  • John Monash, Australian military general during WWI (Gallipoli, Western Front), dies at 66
1931 Highlights

About October 8, 1931

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 90 years, 8 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

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