Friday 15 May 1931
It was Friday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include David Healy and F Korthals.
Svengali, directed by Archie Mayo, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1931
while Grand Hotel by Vicki Baum was one of the best selling books.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 15 May 1931 ?
- Paraguay - Independence Day. Celebrations for the anniversary of the independence begin on Flag Day, 14 May.
- Nakba Day in Palestinian communities.
- Roman Empire - Mercuralia in honor of Mercury held.
- International day of climate changes.
- International conscientious objectors' day.
- Buddha's Birthday in Taiwan, Hong Kong, Macau and South Korea (2005).
- United States - Peace Officers Memorial Day.
- International day of families.
- Teacher's Day in Mexico (Dfa del Maestro) and South Korea (??? ?).
- Saint Dymphna
- Saint Achillius
- Saint Gerebern
- Saint Isidore the Labourer
- Saint Jean-Baptiste de la Salle
- Saint Reticius
- Saint Denise
- Slovenia - Day of Slovenian armed forces.
- David Healy: Actor (Supergirl, Doomsday Gun, Patton, Be My Guest).
- F Korthals: Altes Dutch minister of Justice (VVD).
- Joseph Califano: American Democratic Party administrator who served under Jimmy Carter as the United States Secretary of Health, Education, and Welfare, 1977-1979.
- Ken Venturi: American golfer and sportscaster (d. 2013).
- Pope Pius XI publishes encyclical Quadragesimo anno
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