Saturday 8 August 1931
It was Saturday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Jonathan Elkus and Sir Roger Penrose.
Bad Girl, directed by Frank Borzage, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1931
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- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least ? saints: St. Dominic de Guzman, priest, (1170-1221).
- Sweden - Namesday of Queen Silvia, an Official Flag Day.
- Taiwan: Father's Day. (In Mandarin, Ba Ba means father and 8-8, or August 8).
- St. Hormisdas
- St. Smaragdus (and companions)
- St. Largus
- St. Cyriacus
- Jonathan Elkus: Composer.
- Sir Roger Penrose: British physicist.
- Édouard Luntz: French film director who directed nine films between 1959 and 1973.
- Peter Fitz: Germany Actor.
- Jacques Terry: St Martin des Bes EXecutives.
- Roger Penrose: English physicist mathematician and philosopher
- Washingston Senator Bob Burke no-hits Boston Red Sox, 5-0
- Workers go on strike at the Hoover dam.
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