Friday 17 April 1931
It was Friday, under the sign of Aries. The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Joyce Molyneux and John Chalstrey.
Drácula, directed by George Melford, 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.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 17 April 1931 ?
- Pope Anicetus (died 166)
- Saint Gerwin of Oudenburg (d. 1117)
- Saint Landricus
- Blessed Radboud of Louvain (d.1142)
- Saint Stephen Harding (d. 1134)
- John Chalstrey: Alderman / Lord Mayor (London).
- Joyce Molyneux: Chef.
- Joan Clague: director of nursing services (Marie Curie Foundation).
- John Bartlett: tennis player (Davis Cup captain-Britain).
- John Barrett: English tennis player and sportscaster.
- Malcolm Browne: American journalist and photographer (d. 2012).
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