On This Day

What Happened on August 31, 1939

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Japanese invasion army driven out of Mongolia
  • Staged "Polish" assault on radio station in Gleiwitz

Famous Birthdays

  • Jerry Allison, Hillsboro Tx, rock drummer (Buddy Holly & Crickets)
  • Jim McCrary, American photographer (album covers such as Tapestry, Ticket to Ride), born in Los Angeles (d. 2012)