Wednesday 5 August 1931
It was Wednesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican).
The Miracle Woman, directed by Frank R. Capra, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1931
But much more happened that day: find out below..
Or have a look at the whole 1931.
Have a look at the old newspapers from 5 August 1931 and get them!
Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?
Which were the important events of 5 August 1931 ?
- St. Memmius
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 5 saints: St. Oswald
- St. Afra and her companions
- Burkina Faso - Independence Day
- Croatia - Victory Day and National Thanksgiving Day
See other famous people born on 05 August
Tom Hafey: Australian footballer and coach (d. 2014).
Ullrich Haupt: Actor (Morocco, Du Barry-Woman of Passion), dies at 43.
- Detroit Tiger Tommy Bridges perfect game is broken up with 2 outs in 9th
Subscribe to our Newsletter
Make this date unforgettable
CD and DVD Birthday Cards
What news were making the headlines those days in August 1931?
- Time: TIME Magazine Cover: Willa S. Cather -- Aug. 3, 1931
- Science: Science vol. 74 issue 1909
- Time: German industrialist Paul Von Hindenburg
Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?
Nobel Laureate Pearl S. Buck’s epic Pulitzer Prize-winning novel and Oprah Book Club selection about a vanished China and one family’s shifting fortunes.Though more than seventy years have passed since this remarkable novel won the Pulitzer Prize, it has retained ...
Willa Cather's novel of seventeenth-century Quebec is a luminous evocation of North American origins, and of the men and women who struggled to adapt to a new world even as they clung to the artifacts and manners of one they ...
Abbie Deal, the matriarch of a pioneer Nebraska family, has died at the beginning of A White Bird Flying, leaving her china and heavy furniture to others and to her granddaughter Laura the secret of her dream of finer things.
A grand hotel in the center of 1920s Berlin serves as a microcosm of the modern world in Vicki Baum’s celebrated novel, a Weimar-era best seller that retains all its verve and luster today.
Tell the world why 5 August 1931 is such a special date for you!