Saturday 15 August 1931
It was Saturday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Mario Kuri-Aldana and Janice Rule in Norwood.
Guilty Hands, directed by W.S. Van Dyke, 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.
On TV people were watching Television Today.
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- Hawaii ? Toro Nagashi (Floating Lantern Ceremony) to commemorate the end of the second world war
- Poland ? Polish Armed Forces Day
- Eastern Orthodoxy ? Feast of the Dormition of the Theotokos, the commemoration of the death of Mary, the mother of Jesus.
- RC Saints ? Feast day of the Assumption of Mary, the mother of Jesus, Holy Day of Obligation. Public Holiday in: Austria, Belgium, Cameroon, Chile, C(te d'Ivoire, Croatia, Cyprus, East Timor, France, Greece, India, Italy, Lebanon, Lithuania, Malta, Mauritius, Poland, Portugal, Seychelles, Slovenia and Spain.
- Acadie ? National Day
- Egypt ? Flooding of the Nile Day
- India ? Independence Day (from the United Kingdom, 1947)
- Korea ? Liberation Day
- Italy ? "Ferragosto", remembrance of an ancient Roman holiday in honor of Augustus (Feriae Augusti)
- Liechtenstein ? Liechtenstein Day
- Tuva ? Tuva Republic Day, Naadym
- Roman Catholicism - the feasts of at least 3 saints: St. Alipius
- St. Arnoul/Arnulphus
- St. MacCartin/Ard/Aed
- The Assumption of Mary - a holy day of obligation
- Ancient Latvia ? M?ras
- Mario Kuri-Aldana: Composer.
- Janice Rule in Norwood: Ohio, USA; actress (Alvarez Kelly, Doctor's Wife).
- Janice Rule: American actress with noted spouse, actor Ben Gazzarra.
- Janica Rule: Norwood Actor.
- Ernest Brace: American captain and pilot (d. 2014).
- Richard Heck: American chemist and academic Nobel Prize laureate (d. 2015)
- Paul McDowell: English actor and screenwriter
- Nigar Shikhlinskaya: Azerbaijani WWI nurse (Born ca.
- Roy Wilkins joined NAACP as Assistant Secretary
- Spakenburg soccer team forms
- Ernest Lassy completes longest canoe journey without port (6,102 miles).
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