What Happened on September 13, 1931

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Capt G H Stainworth flies world speed record (655 kph)
  • Right-radical coup of Dr Pfrimer fails in Austria

Famous Birthdays

  • Barbara Bain, Chic, actress (Cinnamon-Mission Impossible, Space 1999)
  • Marjorie Jackson, Australia, sprinter (Olympic gold 1952) [or Feb 13]

Famous Deaths


Person of interestLili Elbe

Lili Elbe [born Einar Wegener], Danish transgender woman, former painter, and 1st identifiable recipient of sex reassignment surgery (autobiography: Man into Woman), dies from complications involving a uterus transplant at 48

Painter and 1st Recipient of Gender-Reassignment Surgery Lili Elbe
Painter and 1st Recipient of Gender-Reassignment Surgery
Lili Elbe