Tuesday 17 November 1931
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Scorpio. The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Jean-Pierre Babelon and Connie Grippo.
Possessed, directed by Joan Crawford, 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.
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- Slovakia - Struggle for Freedom and Democracy Day commemorating the beginning of the Velvet Revolution in 1989.
- Life Day
- International Students Day
- R.C. Saints - Elisabeth of Hungary; Gregory of Tours; Hilda of Whitby; Hugh of Lincoln
- Also see November 17 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics)
- Jean-Pierre Babelon: French historian, curator of the National Archives.
- Connie Grippo: American astrologer, a member of ISAR.
- Gregory Luna: American politician who served as a Democrat in both the Texas House of Representatives and the Texas Senate for the 14 years from 1985 to 1999.
- Pierre Nora: French historian elected to the Académie Française on 7 June 2001.
- Bradman scores 135 NSW vs. South Africa, 128 mins, 15 fours
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