What Happened on September 19, 1931

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 14th PGA Championship: Tom Creavy at Wannamoisett CC Rumford RI
  • Japanese troops conquer Mukden, South Manchuria
  • Lefty Grove wins his 30th game of season over White Sox, 2-1

Famous Birthdays

  • Brook Benton [Benjamin Franklin Peay], American soul vocalist (It's Just a Matter of Time, Rainy Night in Georgia), born in Lugoff, South Carolina (d. 1988)
  • Jean-Claude Carrière, French screenwriter and actor, who frequently collaborated with Luis Buñuel on his screen plays (Belle de Jour, The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie, The Phantom of Liberty), born in Colombières-sur-Orb, France
  • Raymond "Ray" Danton, American actor and director (Longest Day, Psychic Killer), born in NYC, New York (d. 1992)