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Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in August 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 August 1931: find out below

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of August 1931?


Events

  • 02 Aug 1931 Spanish Catalonia agrees (99+%) for autonomous status
  • 05 Aug 1931 Detroit Tiger Tommy Bridges perfect game is broken up with 2 outs in 9th
  • 08 Aug 1931 Workers go on strike at the Hoover dam.
  • 12 Aug 1931 Yangtzee River floods after heavy rain crumbles dikes in China
  • 13 Aug 1931 Cin Red Tony Cuccinello goes 6 for 6
  • 15 Aug 1931 Roy Wilkins joined NAACP as Assistant Secretary
  • 18 Aug 1931 Lou Gehrig hitless in Detroit, his 1,000th consecutively played game
  • 19 Aug 1931 Lefty Grove wins AL record tying 16th consecutive game
  • 20 Aug 1931 45th US Womens Tennis: Helen Moody beats Eileen Whitingstall (64 61)
  • 21 Aug 1931 Babe Ruth hits his 600th home run (New York Yankees beat Saint Louis Browns 11-7).
  • 23 Aug 1931 45th US Womens Tennis: Helen Moody beats Eileen B Whitingstall (64 61)
  • 24 Aug 1931 Resignation of the United Kingdom's Second Labour Government. Formation of the UK National Government.
  • 28 Aug 1931 France and Soviet Union sign a treaty of non-aggression.

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Movies

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Street Scene

Street Scene

Release year: 1931

Directed by: King Vidor

Starring: Sylvia Sidney, William Collier Jr., Estelle Taylor, Beulah Bondi

Country: United States of America

Five Star Final

Five Star Final

Release year: 1931

Directed by: Mervyn LeRoy

Starring: Edward G. Robinson, Marian Marsh, H.B. Warner, Anthony Bushell

Bombs Over Monte Carlo

Bombs Over Monte Carlo

Release year: 1931

Directed by: Hanns Schwarz

Starring: Hans Albers, Anna Sten, Heinz Rühmann, Ida Wüst

Law of the Rio Grande

Law of the Rio Grande

Release year: 1931

Directed by: Forrest Sheldon

Starring: Bob Custer, Betty Mack, Carlton S. King, Nelson McDowell