Thursday January 01, 1931: on this day

January 01, 1931 was the 1st day of the year 1931, under the sign of Capricorn and the day of the week was Thursday.

Is January 01, 1931 a day special to you? If so you may like to discover what happened on that day, the zodiac sign and moon phase on January 01, 1931, who was born and died on January 01, 1931, what holidays and observances are celebrated on January 01, 1931, which were the most popular songs, movies (e.g. The Royal Bed, directed by Lowell Sherman), TV series (e.g. Looney Tunes) books and videogames back then.

On this page we will address all your questions and curiosities about January 1st, 1931 to help you enjoy your trip down memory lane.


What day of the week was January 01, 1931?

January 01, 1931 was a Thursday and it was the 1st day of the year 1931 in the Gregorian calendar.

January 01, 1931 can also be written as 1/1/1931 in the US and as 1/1/1931 in UK and Europe.

January 01, 1931 in January 1931 calendar


January 01, 1931: What is The Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Zodiac and Astrological sign for January 1st is Capricorn.

Capricorn is the 10th sign in the Western Zodiac. People born between December 22nd and January 19th belong to the Capricorn sign: discover Capricorn personality and who should a Capricorn marry.

Babies born in January are either Capricorn or Aquarius. People born before January 19th are Capricorn, while people born from January 20th have the sign of Aquarius.

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January 01, 1931: What is the Chinese Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Chinese Zodiac sign for January 01, 1931 is Goat and the associated element is Metal.

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Discover the planets positions on January 1st, 1931 as well as what the sky looked like at your place

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January 01, 1931: What was the moon phase on that day?

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The moon phase on January 01, 1931 was Full Moon.

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on January 01, 1931 and is determined by the portion of the Moon's illuminated surface that is visible from Earth.

An observer located in New York City on January 01, 1931 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 94% full, rising at 01:47 pm and setting at 05:36 am.

The previous full moon was on Dec 06, 1930 while the next full moon would come on Jan 04, 1931.

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Your place in the Universe on January 01, 1931

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Who was born on January 01, 1931?

Famous people born on January 01, 1931:

  • Altin Basho

    Renowned Albanian poet known for his lyrical works.

  • Mohini Mukherjee

    Renowned physicist known for her work in quantum mechanics.

  • Farooq Ahmed

    Renowned poet known for his lyrical verses.

  • Issachar Franco

    Israeli businessman known for his contributions to the diamond industry.

  • Ahmad Mahmoud

    Ahmad Mahmoud was an acclaimed Iranian novelist known for his works that explored the social and political issues of post-revolutionary...

  • Brainard Barnes

    American journalist known for his investigative reporting.

  • Jaber Gibran

    Lebanese-American poet and artist.

  • Adelma Simmons

    Renowned herbalist and founder of Caprilands Herb Farm.

  • Anacleto Angelini

    Anacleto Angelini was an Italian businessman and entrepreneur who founded the Angelini Group, a diversified conglomerate with interests in...

  • Raymonda Taweel

    Raymonda Taweel was a renowned Palestinian dancer and choreographer who helped popularize traditional Arab dance forms.

  • Sanjit Bhattacharya

    Renowned Indian painter known for his unique style and contributions to the art world.

  • Hind Rostom

    Hind Rostom was a renowned Egyptian actress who starred in numerous films during the golden age of Egyptian cinema.

  • Gerasimos Arsenis

    Greek politician who served as Minister of National Defense and Minister of National Economy.

  • Elizabeth Feinler

    Elizabeth Feinler was a pioneering computer scientist who played a crucial role in the development of the internet's domain name system.

  • Giuliano Bugialli

    An Italian chef and author known for his expertise in Italian cuisine and his numerous cookbooks.

  • Valmore Robichaud

    Valmore Robichaud was a Canadian politician who served as the Premier of New Brunswick from 1970 to 1987.

  • Sayyid Ahmad

    Contemporary painter known for his abstract works.

  • Yaacov Heller

    Renowned for his large-scale public sculptures.

  • Othal Wallace

    Othal Wallace was an American civil rights activist who fought for racial equality and social justice.

Whose famous birthday is on January 1st?

Famous individuals and celebrities born on January 1st:

  • Vidya Balan
    Vidya Balan

    Vidya balan is an indian actress and model known for her versatile roles in bollywood films, particularly for her performances in...

  • Nana Patekar
    Nana Patekar

    Nana patekar is an indian stage and film actor known for his intense performances in both mainstream and art house films.

  • Hiep Thi Le
    Hiep Thi Le

    Vietnamese-American actress known for her role in the film 'Heaven & Earth'.

  • Grandmaster Flash
    Grandmaster Flash

    Grandmaster flash is a pioneering dj and hip-hop artist known for his innovative turntable techniques and influential contributions to the...

  • Anju Mahendru
    Anju Mahendru

    Anju Mahendru is an Indian actress who has appeared in several Bollywood films and television shows.

  • Maurice Béjart
    Maurice Béjart

    French choreographer, dancer, ballet director, and choreographer; his style combines jazz, avant-garde and non-traditional dance forms.

  • Fatima Sana Shaikh
    Fatima Sana Shaikh

    Fatima sana shaikh is an indian actress known for her role as geeta phogat in the film dangal.

  • Morris Chestnut
    Morris Chestnut

    American actor known for his roles in films like 'Boyz n the Hood' and 'The Best Man'.

  • Frank Langella
    Frank Langella

    American actor and legitimate theater producer.

  • Sonali Bendre
    Sonali Bendre

    Indian actress and model.

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January 01, 1931: How old are you if you were born on that day?

You are 93 years 3 months old,

or 1119 months and 22 days old,

or 4868 weeks and 5 days old,

or 34081 days old,

if you were born on January 01, 1931.

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How many days until your next birthday if you were born on January 01, 1931?

There are 253 days until your next birthday, which will occur on Wednesday January 1st 2025.

What generation do you belong to if you were born on January 01, 1931?

You belong to the Silent Generation if you were born on January 01, 1931.


January 01, 1931: What famous people died on that day?

Famous people died on January 01, 1931:

  • Turki bin Abdullah

    King of Saudi Arabia known for modernizing the country.

  • Money Kyrle

    British Conservative Party politician known for his work in the House of Commons.

  • Margrete Munthe

    Margrete Munthe was a Norwegian novelist and short story writer known for her depictions of rural life in Norway.

  • Hjalmar Bergman

    Hjalmar Bergman was a Swedish author known for his novels and short stories, including 'Markurells i Wadköping' and 'Farmor och vår Herre'.

  • Antonieta Rivas Mercado

    Antonieta Rivas Mercado was a Mexican athlete who competed in the 1924 Summer Olympics.

  • Innocent Smith

    Innocent Smith was a renowned author known for his captivating novels.

  • Cassius Jackson

    Cassius Jackson was an American astronomer known for his work on variable stars.

  • Tilden Bowditch

    American businessman known for his contributions to the shipping industry.

  • Lottie M. Boyd

    Lottie M. Boyd was an American author known for her works in the early 20th century.

  • Carin Ruthfeldt

    Swedish author known for her novels and short stories.

  • Martinus Beijerinck

    Dutch botanist and microbiologist (born in 1851).

What famous deaths happened on January 1st?

Famous deaths on January 1st:

  • Cesar Romero
    Cesar Romero

    Cuban-american actor (joker, batman, falcon crest) dies from complications of bronchitis (born 1907).

  • Margaret Sullavan
    Margaret Sullavan

    American actress who achieved her greatest fame in the 1943 stage production "voice of the turtle.

  • Donna Douglas
    Donna Douglas

    American actress (b. 1932).

  • Ray Walston
    Ray Walston

    American actor, most famous for his role in the tv sitcom "my favorite martian".

  • Juanita Moore
    Juanita Moore

    Juanita Moore was an American film and television actress, best known for her Academy Award-nominated role in the film Imitation of Life.

  • Barton MacLane
    Barton MacLane

    Barton MacLane was a popular actor who appeared in numerous films and television shows.

  • Victor Buono
    Victor Buono

    Actor (mr schubert man from atlantis), is killed at 43.

  • June Clayworth
    June Clayworth

    Actress (bodyguard and criminal court), succumbs to lymphoma.

  • Gertrude Michael
    Gertrude Michael

    Actress (caged cleopatra), who dies at 53.

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January 01, 1931: What are the Holidays, Observances and Saints celebrated on that day?

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January 01, 1931: What were the most popular movies on that day?

The most popular movies on January 01, 1931 were the films released in theaters close to that day with the largest audiences and significant box office revenue, including:

The Royal Bed

The Royal Bed

Release year: 1931

Directed by: Lowell Sherman

Starring: Lowell Sherman, Mary Astor, Anthony Bushell, Hugh Trevor

Billy the Kid

Billy the Kid

Release year: 1930

Directed by: King Vidor

Starring: Johnny Mack Brown, Wallace Beery, Kay Johnson, Karl Dane

The Silver Horde

The Silver Horde

Release year: 1930

Directed by: George Archainbaud

Starring: Evelyn Brent, Joel McCrea, Louis Wolheim, Jean Arthur

Way for a Sailor

Way for a Sailor

Release year: 1930

Directed by: Sam Wood

Starring: John Gilbert, Wallace Beery, Jim Tully, Leila Hyams



Release year: 1930

Directed by: Josef von Sternberg

Starring: Gary Cooper, Marlene Dietrich, Adolphe Menjou, Ullrich Haupt

Country: United States of America

January 01, 1931: What were the most popular TV Series on that day?

The most popular TV Series on January 01, 1931 were the Televisions Series released on TV close to that day characterized by high ratings, critical acclaim and a large fan base.. They included:

Looney Tunes

Looney Tunes

Release year: 1930

The Little Rascals Classics

The Little Rascals Classics

Release year: 1930

US Midterm Elections

US Midterm Elections

Release year: 1930


Who was the US President on January 01, 1931?

On January 01, 1931 the US President was Herbert Hoover (Republican).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on January 01, 1931?

On January 01, 1931 the UK Prime Minister was Ramsay MacDonald (Labour).

Who was the Pope on January 01, 1931?

On January 01, 1931 the Pope was Pius XI.


What is special about January 1st?

January 1st refers to a specific date on the calendar, which is the 1st day of the month of January. It is a date that occurs annually and is part of the Gregorian calendar, which is widely used around the world.

Over the years several events happened on January 1st, such as:

  • 2019 - War in afghanistan: 27 afghan national security forces members are killed by the taliban in coordinated attacks in northern afghanistan. they refused to negotiate peace with the government.
  • 2018 - Kashmir conflict: after 36 hours, an armed standoff between indian security force and kashimiri rebels at paramilitary bases ends with eight people dying.
  • 2017 - 2017 istanbul nightclub attack: on the european coast of bosphorus, a gunman opened fire at a istanbul nightclub, killing at most 39 people and injuring 69 more. (bbc), (ap via abc news australia),

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What happened in 1931?

1931 was filled with very interesting events such as

  • 1st fireworks are held at Cleveland Stadium
  • 1st trailside museum opens in Cleveland Metroparks
  • Juan Esteban Montero becomes President of Chile

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What was the calendar for January 1931?

January 1931 followed the same calendar system as the rest of that year and the years surrounding it, with January being the 1st month of the year. This calendar is characterized by 12 months, 365 days in a common year, and 366 days in a leap year, such as 2012.

Discover how January 1931 calendar looked like.

Thursday January 1, 1931