Saturday 19 September 1931
It was Saturday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican).
Monkey Business, directed by Norman McLeod, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1931
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 19 September 1931 ?
- Heine Westenfluss's birthday, from Gundam SEED DESTINY.
- Hermione Granger's birthday, from J.K. Rowling's series Harry Potter.
- International Talk Like a Pirate Day
- Saint Kitts and Nevis - Independence Day (from Great Britain, 1983)
- Japan - Respect for the Aged Day (traditional - beginning in 2003, the holiday is held on the third Monday of September.)
- Chile - Armed Forces Day
- Church of England - Theodore of Tarsus
- Also see September 19 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- RC Saints - Saint Januarius
- In ancient Greece, the sixth day of the Eleusinian Mysteries, when the procession to Eleusis began at the Kerameikos in Athens.
- Ray Danton in New York City: New York, USA; actor/director (The Longest Day, Psychic Killer).
- Brook Benton in Camden: South Carolina, USA; singer (Frankie and Johnny).
- Jean-Claude Carrière: French novelist, screenwriter, actor, director, and Academy Award honoree.
- Brook Benton: singer (Just a Matter of Time), dies of meningitis at age 56.
- Derek Gardner: British Formula 1 car designer (Born 1931).
- Jacques Calvet: French civil servant in a number of ministries from 1959: Assistant general director, 1974, General director, 1976 and President of B.N.P. (Paris national bank), 1979-82. He served as administrator of a number of companies (André footwear, Galeries Lafayette, Société Générale) and President of the Board of Directors of Peugeot, 1984-97 and of Citroen, 1983-97.
- 14th PGA Championship: Tom Creavy at Wannamoisett Country Club - Rumford, Rhode Island
- Japanese troops conquer Mukden, South Manchuria
- Lefty Grove wins his 30th game of season over White Sox, 2-1
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