Tuesday 18 August 1931
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Henricus AFMO "Hans" van Mierlo and Dick White.
Guilty Hands, directed by W.S. Van Dyke, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1931
while The Good Earth by Pearl S. Buck was one of the best selling books.
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- RC saints - Saint Helena of Constantinople,Saint Alberto Hurtado
- Buhe in the Ethiopian Orthodox Church
- Henricus AFMO "Hans" van Mierlo: Dutch Minister of Defense (D66).
- Dick White: English footballer.
- Victor Wartel: Belgium sport Champion.
- John Woods: American banker and CEO of Amsouth Bancorporation.
- Bramwell Tillsley: Canadian 14th General of The Salvation Army.
- Hans van Mierlo: Dutch politician, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Deputy Prime Minister (Born 1931)
- Lou Gehrig hitless in Detroit, his 1,000th consecutively played game
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