On This Day

What Happened on September 13, 1931

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, American actress (Cinnamon-Mission Impossible, Space 1999), born in Chicago, Illinois
  • Marjorie Jackson, Australian sprinter (Olympic gold 1952) and 33rd Governor of South Australia, born in Coffs Harbour, Australia

Famous Deaths

Lili 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

1931 Highlights

About September 13, 1931

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 90 years, 9 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

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