Thursday 12 March 1931
It was Thursday, under the sign of Pisces. The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include William "Buckwheat" Thomas and Geoffrey de.
The Front Page, directed by Lewis Milestone, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1931
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- Ancient Latvia - Gregoru Diena observed.
- Flag Day in Venezuela.
- "National Day" of the Republic of Jamtland
- Sweden - Namesday of Crown Princess Victoria, an Official Flag Day.
- Mauritius - National Day.
- St. Justina
- St. Jozefina
- Roman Catholic Church - Feast day of: St. Theophanes the Confessor
- Arbor Day in China.
- St. Maximilian
- William "Buckwheat" Thomas: Actor (Little Rascals).
- Geoffrey de: Bellaigue; director (Royal Collection).
- Billie ''Buckwheat'' Thomas: American actor (d. 1980).
- Knut Bohwim: Norwegian actor, executive producer, and director.
- Michel Clavel: French boxer, 1953-1958.
- Henry's : French acrobat, tight-rope walker and jongleur. He is famous for having spent 185 days on a tight rope of 120 m length at a height of 25 m, installed above a supermarket in St. Etienne, between 28 March and 29 September 1973.
- Robert Oakley: American diplomat whose 34-year career (1957–1991) as a Foreign Service Officer included appointments as United States Ambassador to Zaire, Somalia, and Pakistan and, in the early 1990s, as a special envoy during the American involvement in Somalia.
- Herb Kelleher: American businessman co-founded Southwest Airlines
- Billie Thomas: American actor (d. 1980)
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