Friday 28 August 1931
It was Friday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican).
Waterloo Bridge, directed by James Whale, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1931
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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- Many Christian churches: feast day of Saint Augustine of Hippo.
- Hong Kong: Liberation Day (1945)
- Cristina Deutekom: Dutch coloratura soprano and opera singer, famous for her role as "Queen of the Night".
- John Perkins: Rocker (Crew Cuts).
- John Shirley-Quirk in Liverpool: England; baritone (Death in Venice).
- Tito Capobianco: Argentinian stage impresario and director.
- Ola Mize: American colonel Medal of Honor recipient (d. 2014).
- John Shirley-Quirk: English actor singer and educator (d. 2014)
- Roger Williams: English hepatologist and academic
- France and Soviet Union sign a treaty of non-aggression.
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