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
01 SeptemberBeano Cook / Journalist / United States of America
04 March Wally Bruner / Journalist / United States of America
04 NovemberBernard Francis Law / Cardinal / United States of America
05 OctoberRosalie Gower / Politician / Canada
07 AugustJack Good / Producer / Britain
07 AprilDonald Barthelme / Writer / United States of America
08 JuneJames Goldstone / Writer / United States of America
10 SeptemberIsabel Colegate / Author / United Kingdom
12 AprilLeonid Derbenyov / Writer / Russia
13 JuneIrvin D. Yalom / Academic / United States of America
14 AprilGeoffrey Dalton / Admiral / United Kingdom
14 JulyE. V. Thompson / Author / United Kingdom
15 AugustErnest C. Brace / Pilot / United States of America
18 February Swraj Paul / Business Man / United Kingdom
20 DecemberMala Powers / Actress / United States of America
21 JulyLeon Schidlowsky / Composer / Israel
23 OctoberWilliam P. Clark / Politician / United States of America
25 MayHerb Gray / Politician / Canada
25 AprilJames Fenton / Poet / Ireland
28 NovemberEd Young / Author / United States of America

List of famous Indian birthdays in the year 1931:

YearName / Profession / Country
05 AugustGita Dey / Actress / India
25 JuneVishwanath Pratap Singh / Politician / India
18 JulyBhavanam Venkatarami Reddy / Politician / India
29 JuneP.K. Iyengar / Scientist / India
12 SeptemberBill Mckinney / Actor / India
21 AugustVijay Shankar Vyas / Economist / India
01 SeptemberAbdul Haq Ansari / Scholar / India
15 OctoberA. P. J. Abdul Kalam / Engineer / India
17 OctoberS. C. Jamir / Politician / India
16 MayK. Natwar Singh / Politician / India
21 MaySharad Joshi / Economist / India
29 OctoberVaali / Actor / India
25 JuneVishwanath Pratap Singh / Politician / India
09 JuneNandini Satpathy / Politician / India
21 OctoberShammi Kapoor / Actor / India
15 OctoberAvul Pakir Jainulabdeen Abdul Kalam / Professor / India
03 January Yashawant Dinkar Phadke / Activist / India
12 OctoberBhumidhar Barman / Politician / India
04 AugustNaren Tamhane / Cricketer / India
06 AprilSuchitra Sen / Actress / India

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