1931 in History – What happened in year 1931

In history, year 1931 has its own importance and known for many memorable events like famous birthdays, inventions, natural disaster, treaties, change of rulers, special days etc. Find below a list of important historical events which happened during the year 1931.

Know what happened in 1931:

Date/MonthEvent / Incidence / Incident
09 DecemberThe approval of the Spanish Constitution by the ConstituentCortes paved the way to the establishment of the Second SpanishRepublic.
14 March Alam Ara, the first Indian film with sound, was released.
17 OctoberAmerican gangster Al Capone was convicted on five counts ofincome tax evasion.
21 January Sir Isaac Isaacs became the first Australian-born Governor-General of Australia.
24 OctoberThe George Washington Bridge (pictured), today the world'sbusiest motor vehicle bridge, connecting New York City to Fort Lee, NewJersey, was dedicated.
16 JulyEmperor of Ethiopia Haile Selassie signed the nation's firstconstitution, the first time in history that an absolute rulervoluntarily sought to share sovereignty with his subjects.
14 AprilAfter King Alfonso XIII left Spain, the Second SpanishRepublic was proclaimed by a provisional government led by NicetoAlcalá-Zamora (pictured).
09 DecemberThe approval of the Spanish Constitution by the Constituent Cortes paved the way to the establishment of the Second SpanishRepublic.
13 February New Delhi (India Gate pictured) was inaugurated as the newcapital of British India by Viceroy Lord Irwin.
25 MarchThe Scottsboro Boys were arrested and charged with rape,leading to a legal case that eventually established legal principles inthe United States that criminal defendants are entitled to effectiveassistance of counsel.
31 MarchTWA Flight 599 crashed in Chase County, Kansas, US, and killedeight people, including football coach Knute Rockne, stimulatingadvances in aircraft design and development.
09 DecemberThe approval of the Spanish Constitution by the Constituent Cortes paved the way to the establishment of the Second Spanish Republic.
17 OctoberAmerican gangster Al Capone was convicted on five counts ofincome tax evasion.
24 OctoberThe George Washington Bridge, today the world's busiest motorvehicle bridge, connecting New York City to Fort Lee, New Jersey, wasdedicated.
14 MayFive people were killed in Ådalen, Sweden, as soldiers openedfire on an unarmed trade union demonstration.
21 JanuarySir Isaac Isaacs became the first Australian-born Governor-General of Australia.
13 FebruaryNew Delhi was inaugurated as the new capital of British India by Viceroy Lord Irwin.
14 MarchAlam Ara, the first Indian film with sound, was released.
23 MarchBhagat Singh, one of the most influential revolutionaries of the Indian independence movement, and two others were executed by British authorities.
16 JulyEmperor of Ethiopia Haile Selassie signed the nation's first constitution, the first time in history that an absolute rulervoluntarily sought to share sovereignty with his subjects.


List of famous birthdays in the year 1931:

Date/MonthName / Profession / Country
03 AprilWilliam Bast / Author / United States of America
04 DecemberAlex Delvecchio / Ice Hockey Player / Canada
04 March Alice Rivlin / Politician / United States of America
04 February Isabel Martínez de Perón / Politician / Argentina
04 March Wally Bruner / Journalist / United States of America
05 January Robert Duvall / Actor / United States of America
06 OctoberRiccardo Giacconi / Astronomer / United States of America
06 NovemberMike Nichols / Actor / United States of America
11 March Janosch / Author / Germany
11 March Rupert Murdoch / Business Man / United States of America
12 AprilLeonid Derbenyov / Writer / Russia
15 AprilTomas Tranströmer / Poet / Sweden
15 DecemberKlaus Rifbjerg / Poet / Denmark
16 NovemberBob Gibson / Writer / United States of America
18 JuneFernando Henrique Cardoso / Sociologist / Brazil
22 AprilJohn Buchanan / Politician / Canada
22 DecemberCarlos Graça / Lawyer / São Tomé
29 March Aleksei Gubarev / Pilot / Russia
31 JulyNick Bollettieri / Tennis Player / United States of America
31 AugustNoble Willingham / Actor / United States of America

List of famous Indian birthdays in the year 1931:

YearName / Profession / Country
04 AugustNaren Tamhane / Cricketer / India
17 OctoberS. C. Jamir / Politician / India
29 JuneP.K. Iyengar / Scientist / India
11 DecemberRajneesh / Mystic / India
18 JuneK. S. Sudarshan / Social Worker / India
12 SeptemberBill Mckinney / Actor / India
15 OctoberA.P. J. Abdul Kalam / Scientist / India
25 JuneVishwanath Pratap Singh / Politician / India
01 SeptemberAbdul Haq Ansari / Scholar / India
15 OctoberA. P. J. Abdul Kalam / Engineer / India
09 JuneNandini Satpathy / Politician / India
06 AprilSuchitra Sen / Actress / India
05 AugustGita Dey / Actress / India
26 SeptemberVijay Manjrekar / Cricketer / India
10 JuneM.S. Gopalakrishnan / Instrumentalist / India
10 AprilKishori Amonkar / Singer / India
21 OctoberShammi Kapoor / Actor / India
18 JulyBhavanam Venkatarami Reddy / Politician / India
15 OctoberAvul Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam / Professor / India
NA NAKumar Vimal / Writer / India

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