What Happened on September 21, 1931

Historical Events

  • Britain abandons gold standard; pound devalues 20%

Famous Birthdays

  • Ivan Toplak, Serbian soccer striker (1 cap; Red Star Belgrade) and manager (Red Star Belgrade, San Jose Earthquakes, Yugoslavia), born in Belgrade, Serbia (d. 2021)

Larry HagmanLarry Hagman (1931-2012)

American actor (I Dream of Jeannie, JR-Dallas), born in Fort Worth, Texas

  • Sykuro Manabe, Japanese-American meteorologist (2021 Nobel Prize for Physics for pioneering work on climate change), born in Ehime, Japan
Born in 1931
1931 Highlights

About September 21, 1931

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 91 years, 6 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

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