Historical Events on April 6, 1931

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

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"A Connecticut Yankee" film based on novel by Mark Twain, directed by David Butler, starring Will Rogers is released

Humorist Will Rogers
Will Rogers
Author Mark Twain
Mark Twain
  • 1st broadcast of "Little Orphan Annie" on NBC-radio
  • 1st Scottsboro (Alabama) trial begins - 9 blacks accused of rape