What Happened on September 1, 1931

Historical Events

Sports History

Future Baseball Hall of Fame 1st baseman Lou Gehrig hits his 3rd grand slam in 4 days & 6th homer in consecutive games in NY Yankees' 5-1 win v Boston Red Sox

Famous Birthdays

  • Boxcar Willie [Travis Martin], American soldier (USAF) and singer ("King of the Road"), born in Ellis County, Texas (d. 1999)
  • Cecil Parkinson, British politician (C), born in Carnforth, North Lancashire (d. 2016)
  • Matthew J. Rinaldo, American politician (Rep-R-NJ, 1973-93), born in Elizabeth, New Jersey (d. 2008)
Born in 1931
1931 Highlights

About September 1, 1931

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 91 years, 9 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

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