Monday 4 May 1931
It was Monday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican).
Drácula, directed by George Melford, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1931
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Which were the important events of 4 May 1931 ?
- Star Wars day, "May the 4th be with you" pun on "May the force be with you"
- Republic of China - Literary Day (???, commemorating May Fourth Movement).
- International Firefighters' Day.
- Saint Ladislaus of Gielnow
- People's Republic of China - Youth Day (???, commemorating May Fourth Movement).
- Blessed Catherine of Park
- Saint Judas Cyriacus
- Saint Florian
- Saint Godehard
- Saint Monica of Hippo (d. 387)
- Saint Ethelred
- Saint Silvianus
- Saint Titianus
- Saint Willerik
- Saint John Houghton, Saint Robert Lawrence, Saint Augustine Webster, Saint Richard Reynolds, and Saint John Hale; all put to death in 1535.
- Saint Malou
- The Netherlands - Remembrance of the Dead.
- Gennadi Rozhdestvensky in Moscow: Russia; conductor (USSR State Radio).
- Ed Cassidy in Chicago: Illinois, USA; drummer (Spirit - "I Got A Line on You").
- Jan Pesman: Dutch speed skater (d. 2014).
- Gennady Rozhdestvensky: Russian conductor and educator.
- Thomas Stuttaford: English physician journalist and politician.
- Giorgio Dal Monte: Italy sport Champion
- Richard Williams: American jazz trumpeter, who played tenor saxophone early in his life before picking up trumpet as a teenager. He played in local Texas bands and attended Wiley College, where he majored in music. After serving in the Air Force from 1952–56, he toured Europe with Lionel Hampton, and upon his return took a master's degree at the Manhattan School of Music.
- Mustafa Kemal Pasja becomes Turkish President
- Kemal Atatürk is re-elected president of Turkey.
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