Thursday 20 August 1931
It was Thursday, under the sign of Leo. The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Louis Mermaz and Bernhard Becher.
Street Scene, directed by King Vidor, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1931
while Years of Grace by Margaret Ayers Barnes was one of the best selling books.
On TV people were watching The Television Ghost.
But much more happened that day: find out below..
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Which were the important events of 20 August 1931 ?
- Morocco - Revolution of the King and the People Day
- RC saints - Saint Bernard of Clairvaux
- Bah�'f Faith - Feast of Asm� (Names) - First day of the ninth month of the Bah�'f Calendar
- Estonia - Restoration Day
- Hungary - St. Stephen's day, the main national holiday in Hungary
- Louis Mermaz
- Bernhard Becher: Photographer (industrialist builder 19th / 20th).
- Don King: American boxing promoter.
- Mikhail Kaaleste: Estonian canoe racer and coach.
- Waldemar von Baussnern: Composer, dies at 64.
- 45th US Womens Tennis: Helen Moody beats Eileen Whitingstall (64 61)
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