Saturday 11 July 1931
It was Saturday, under the sign of Cancer. The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Hans Klein and Herman de Vries.
Night Nurse, directed by William A. Wellman, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1931
while A White Bird Flying by Bess Streeter Aldrich was one of the best selling books.
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Which were the important events of 11 July 1931 ?
- Mongolia - Naadam Holiday
- Feast Day of Saint Benedict (founder of the Benedictine Order)
- United States: Free Slurpee at 7-Eleven (most locations do this - get a free 7.11oz Slurpee on 7-11).
- Bonfire night in Northern Ireland, precursor to The_Twelfth
- Feast Day of Saint Olga (first Russian Saint)
- United Nations - World Population Day
- Ireland - National Day of Commemoration held on nearest Sunday to this date (see Irish calendar).
- China - China National Maritime Day
- Flanders, region in Belgium (not a public holiday) - Flemish Day (1302 Battle of the Golden Spurs)
- Hans Klein: Politician.
- Herman de Vries: Dutch sculptor.
- Thurston Harris in Indianapolis: Indiana, USA; vocalist ("Little Bitty Pretty One").
- Henri Luyten: Belgium sport Champion.
- Bejan Daruwalla: Popular Indian astrologer, also served as a professor of English in Ahmedabad.
- Tab Hunter: Tab Hunter is an American actor, singer, and author who has starred in over 40 films.
- Christiane Minazzoli: French actress who died on 2 November 2014 in Paris.
- Tullio Regge: Italian physicist and author. He discovered new symmetries of Racan and Clebsch Gordan coefficients.
- Dick Gray: American baseball player (d. 2013)
- Thurston Harris: American singer (Born 1931)
- New York Giants beat Philadelphia Phillies 23-8.
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