Monday 6 April 1931
It was Monday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Joan Carlyle and Ivan Dixon in New York City.
The Bad Sister, directed by Hobart Henley, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1931
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- Saint Isolde
- Tartan Day, a day set aside for the celebration of Scottish influence.
- The date of organization of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and the start of the Restoration Movement by Joseph Smith Junior. Also the date on which this church believes Jesus Christ was born.
- In Thailand, April 6th marks Chakri Day - a day to commemorate King Rama I, founder of the Chakri dynasty.
- Saint Balderik
- Saint Marcellinus of Carthage (d.413)
- St. Sixtus
- Saint Wineboud
- Blessed Notker
- The start of the tax year in the United Kingdom (arising from the 11 day correction to March 25 at the adoption of the Gregorian calendar in 1752).
- Joan Carlyle: British soprano.
- Ivan Dixon in New York City: New York, USA; actor (Car Wash, Hogan's Heroes).
- Baba Ram Dass: American Hindu spiritual teacher.
- Ram Dass: American educator and author, fired as a Harvard professor for early experiments with LSD and other hallucinogenic drugs, who became a follower of the path of Eastern philosophy.
- Ivan Dixon: American actor director and producer (d. 2008).
- Suchitra Sen: Bangladeshi-Indian actress (d. 2014)
- Giuseppi Radiciotti: Composer, dies at 73.
- 1st broadcast of Little Orphan Annie on NBC-radio
- 1st Scottsboro (Ala) trial begins - 9 blacks accused of rape
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