On This Day

April 4, 1931 in History

Day of the Week: Saturday

Birthdays in History

  • Bobby Ray Inman, American admiral and intelligence director, born in Rhonesboro, Texas
  • Denis Frank Owen, British ecologist and natural historian, born in London (d. 1996)
  • Harold Volkmer, American politician, U.S. House of Representatives from Missouri, born in Jefferson City, Missouri (d. 2011)

Deaths in History


Person of interestAndré Michelin

Andre Michelin, French industrialist, tire manufacturer and publisher of the Michelin Guide, dies of respiratory failure at 78

Industrialist and Publisher André Michelin
Industrialist and Publisher
André Michelin