Sunday 1 November 1931
It was Sunday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Mike Birch and Yossef Gutfreund.
Platinum Blonde, directed by Frank R. Capra, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1931
while Years of Grace by Margaret Ayers Barnes was one of the best selling books.
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- Also see November 1 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- United States - Start of National Novel Writing Month
- World Vegan Day
- Mexico - The Day of the Dead
- Ireland - Samhain the traditional first day of Winter
- Algeria - National day
- Catholicism - Holy Day of Obligation, All Saints Day. Holiday in Austria, Belgium, Croatia, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Lithuania, Mexico, The Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Seychelles, Slovenia, Spain, Guatemala.
- Roman festivals - last day of the Ludi Victoriae Sullanae.
- Antigua and Barbuda - Independence Day (from Britain, 1981)
- Mike Birch
- Yossef Gutfreund: Israeli wrestler and coach (d. 1972).
- Chosuke Ikariya: Japanese bass player and actor (The Drifters) (d. 2004).
- Shunsuke Kikuchi: Japanese composer.
- Arne Pedersen: Norwegian footballer and manager (d. 2013).
- Dupont introduces synthetic rubber
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