Tuesday 7 April 1931
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Donald Barthelme in Philadelphia and Ted Kotcheff.
The Bad Sister, directed by Hobart Henley, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1931
while The Good Earth by Pearl S. Buck was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the important events of 7 April 1931 ?
- Saint Herman-Jozef (died 1241)
- World Health Day - April 7th of every year is designated as World Health Day and celebrated by the 191 member countries of the World Health Organization to emphasize significant issues in public health of worldwide concern. Observed annually since 1948.
- The feast of Annunciation is celebrated by the Eastern Orthodox Church.
- Saint John Baptist de La Salle (d.1719)
- Mozambique - Women's Day.
- Donald Barthelme in Philadelphia: Pennsylvania, USA; writer (Snow White, Sadness).
- Ted Kotcheff: Canadian film maker and director whose film, "The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz" was the first Canadian film to win an international award (the Golden Bear at the Berlin International Film Festival).
- Roger Lacaus: France sport Champion.
- Donald Barthelme: American short fiction writer and reporter (Born 1931).
- Daniel Ellsberg: American whistleblower (Pentagon Papers)/patriot.
- Seals Stadium opens in San Francisco
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