On This Day

What Happened on September 29, 1931

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestAnita Ekberg

Anita Ekberg, Swedish actress (La Dolce Vita) and Miss Sweden 1950, born in Malmö, Sweden (d. 2014)

Actress Anita Ekberg
Actress
Anita Ekberg
  • Eddie Barth [Edward Bartholetti], American actor and voiceover artist nicknamed "Mr. Gravel" for his raspy vocals (Shaft, Simon & Simon), born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (d. 2010)
  • James Cronin, American nuclear physicist (Physics Nobel Prize 1980), born in Chicago, Illinois (d. 2016)
  • Joseph M. McDade, American politician (Rep-R-Pennsylvania, 1963-1999), born in Scranton, Pennsylvania (d. 2017)
1931 Highlights

About September 29, 1931

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 90 years and 20 days
Leap Year: No

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