Monday 20 April 1931
It was Monday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Lee H Hamilton in Daytona Beach and Louis Pouzin.
Drácula, directed by George Melford, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1931
while Grand Hotel by Vicki Baum was one of the best selling books.
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- USA- National High Five Day
- Blessed Oda (d. 1158)
- Saint Victor (d.303)
- Saint Marcellinus
- Ridv�n begins at sunset (Bah�'f Faith).
- Festival of Matsu, Southeast Asia (2006).
- Astrology: First day of sun sign Taurus.
- Islam - Muhammad's Birthday observed in (2004)
- April 20 (4/20) is associated with 420 (cannabis culture).
- Saint Theotimus (died 407)
- Lee H Hamilton in Daytona Beach: Florida, USA; American politician (Representative-Democrat-Indiana, 1965-).
- Louis Pouzin: French informatician, formerly student at the Ecole Polytechnique, he contributed to the development of TCP/IP protocols used by the Internet and he invented the datagram.
- Rene Jean: France sport Champion.
- Michael Allenby: 3rd Viscount Allenby English lieutenant and politician (d. 2014).
- John Eccles: 2nd Viscount Eccles English businessman and politician.
- British House of Commons agrees to allow sports play on Sunday.
- 35th Boston Marathon won by Jim Henigan of Massachusetts in 2:46:45.8.
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