Tuesday 22 September 1931
It was Tuesday, under the sign of Virgo. The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Manzoor Ahmad and Fay Weldon.
Monkey Business, directed by Norman McLeod, 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.
On TV people were watching Ruth Kerner.
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- Saint Emmeramus
- Saint Florentius
- In ancient Latvia, the first day of Mikeli, the Catching of Jumis.
- In ancient Greece, the ninth and final day of the Eleusinian Mysteries, when the initiates made offerings to the dead.
- Saint Jonas
- RC Saints - It has been or still is the feast day of the following saints: Saints Digna & Emerita
- In Europe and in cities throughout the world, Car Free Day.
- Mali - Independence Day (from France, 1960)
- Bulgaria - Independence Day 1908
- French Republican Calendar - Raisin (Grape) Day, first day in the Month of VendTmiaire
- Saint Thomas of Villanueva
- Saint Sanctinus
- Saint Salaberga
- Saint Phocas
- Saint Maurice
- Saint Lolanus
- Saint Lioba
- Saint Lauto
- Autumnal equinox in the Northern hemisphere, Vernal equinox in the Southern hemisphere 1996, 2000, 2004, 2005, 2008, 2009, 2012 (by UT).
- Manzoor Ahmad: Pakistani philosopher.
- Fay Weldon: British-New Zealand writer most widely known in the UK and abroad as an irreverent novelist largely concerned with women's issues as well as active in a wide variety of projects for television, radio, and the stage.
- Ashokamitran : Indian author.
- George Younger: 4th Viscount Younger of Leckie Scottish banker and politician Secretary of State for Defence (d. 2003).
- United Kingdom abandons gold standard.
- October ndash The Caltech Department of Physics Faculty and graduate students meet with Albert Einstein as a guest.
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