Saturday 15 August 1931US date format: 8/15/1931, UK date format: 15/8/1931
It was Saturday, under the sign of Leo (see birth chart on August 15, 1931). The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Republic of the Congo and Janice Rule.
Street Scene, directed by King Vidor, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1931
On TV people were watching The Television Ghost.
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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
- Janice Rule: American actress with noted spouse,...
- Republic of the Congo
- Charlotte Zwerin
- Janica Rule: Norwood Actor.
- Ernest Brace: American captain and pilot (d. 2014).
- Frederic Raphael: Writer.
- Paul McDowell: English actor and screenwriter.
- Richard Heck: American chemist and academic Nobel...
- Mario Kuri-Aldana: Composer.
- Janice Rule in Norwood: Ohio, USA; actress (Alvarez Kelly,...
- 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).