February 3, 1931 in History

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Events in History


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Arkansas legislature passes motion to pray for soul of journalist H. L. Mencken, after he calls the state the "apex of moronia"

Journalist and Critic H. L. Mencken
Journalist and Critic
H. L. Mencken
  • The Hawke's Bay earthquake, New Zealand's worst natural disaster, kills 258

Deaths in History

  • Hans Schardt, Swiss geologist, dies at 72