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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in April 1931.
The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Ramsay MacDonald (Labour), Pope Pius XI was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened on April 1931: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of April 1931?


Events

  • 01 Apr 1931 Earthquake devastate Managua Nicaragua, kills 2,000
  • 02 Apr 1931 Teenage girl strikes out Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig in an exhibition game in Chattanooga, Tennessee.
  • 06 Apr 1931 1st broadcast of Little Orphan Annie on NBC-radio
  • 07 Apr 1931 Seals Stadium opens in San Francisco
  • 08 Apr 1931 White Horse Inn opens in London
  • 12 Apr 1931 Spanish voters reject the monarchy.
  • 14 Apr 1931 Spain becomes Republic with overthrow of King Alfonso XIII
  • 15 Apr 1931 1st walk across American backwards begins
  • 20 Apr 1931 British House of Commons agrees to allow sports play on Sunday.
  • 22 Apr 1931 Austria, Britain, Denmark, Germany, Italy, Sweden and the USA recognize the Spanish Republic.
  • 26 Apr 1931 Lou Gehrig hits a homerun but is called out for passing a runner, the mistake costs him American League home run crown; he and Babe Ruth tie for season.
  • 27 Apr 1931 100 degrees F (38 degrees C), Pahala, Hawaii (record high).
  • 28 Apr 1931 Program for woman athletes approved for 1932 Olympics track and field events.
  • 29 Apr 1931 Cleveland Indians' Wes Ferrell no-hits Saint Louis Browns, 9-0.

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Music charts

Which were the top hits in April 1931?
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Top #1 songs in the USA

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Movies

Which were the most popular Movies released in that month?
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Citizen Kane

Citizen Kane

Directed by: Orson Welles

Starring: Orson Welles, Joseph Cotten, Dorothy Comingore, Agnes Moorehead

Country: United States of America

M

M

Directed by: Fritz Lang

Starring: Peter Lorre, Ellen Widmann, Inge Landgut, Otto Wernicke

Country: United States of America

Yojimbo

Yojimbo

Directed by: Akira Kurosawa

Starring: Toshirô Mifune, Eijirô Tôno, Tatsuya Nakadai, Yôko Tsukasa

Country: United States of America

Amélie

Amélie

Directed by: Jean-Pierre Jeunet

Starring: Audrey Tautou, Mathieu Kassovitz, Rufus, Lorella Cravotta

Country: United States of America

Brown of Harvard

Brown of Harvard

Directed by: Jack Conway

Starring: William Haines, Jack Pickford, Mary Brian, Francis X. Bushman Jr.

Country: United States of America