On This Day

What Happened on September 10, 1931

Historical Events

  • Lord Cecil of British government says War was never so improbable
  • US National Championship Men's Tennis, Forest Hills, NY: Ellsworth Vines beats George Lott 7-9, 6-3, 9-7, 7-5 for his first of 2 straight US singles titles

Famous Birthdays

  • Philip Baker Hall, American actor (Secret Honor, Hard Eight, Magnolia), born in Toledo, Ohio

Famous Deaths

  • Alfonso Rendano, Italian composer, dies at 78
  • Dmitri Egorov, Russian mathematician (b. 1869)
1931 Highlights

About September 10, 1931

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 89 years, 5 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

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