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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of December 1931?


Events

  • 01 Dec 1931 Ottawa branch of Royal Mint begins operation as Royal Canadian Mint
  • 03 Dec 1931 Alka Seltzer goes on sale
  • 04 Dec 1931 Frankenstein opens at Mayfair
  • 05 Dec 1931 CFL Grey Cup: Mtl AAA beats Regina, 22-0 at Montreal
  • 08 Dec 1931 Coaxial cable patented.
  • 09 Dec 1931 Baseball cuts squad from 25 to 23 players and NL continues to prohibit uniform numbers
  • 10 Dec 1931 Jane Addams (1st US woman) named co-recipient of Nobel Peace Prize
  • 11 Dec 1931 Brit Statute of Westminster gives complete legislative independence to Canada, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Ireland, Newfndlnd
  • 12 Dec 1931 Japanese Government of Imukai forms.
  • 16 Dec 1931 German SPD begins Eiserne Front against fascism.
  • 19 Dec 1931 Joseph A Lyons (Conservative) becomes premier of Australia.
  • 23 Dec 1931 Tyrone Power Sr, American actor (Big Trial, Test of Donald Norton), dies at age 62.
  • 25 Dec 1931 Albert Lonergan scores 137 South Africa versus Queensland at Adelaide before 5,697.
  • 26 Dec 1931 Pulitzer Prize-winning musical play Of Thee I Sing opens on Broadway
  • 28 Dec 1931 Lin-Sen succeeds Chiang Kai-shek as President of Nanjing-China.
  • 29 Dec 1931 Victoria scores 7 for 435 in second innings to beat New South Wales.
  • 31 Dec 1931 The Huang He floods kill between 850,000 and 4,000,000 people (the deadliest historic natural disaster).

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The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Directed by: Sergio Leone

Starring: Clint Eastwood, Eli Wallach, Lee Van Cleef, Aldo Giuffrè

Country: United States of America

The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring

Directed by: Peter Jackson

Starring: Elijah Wood, Ian McKellen, Orlando Bloom, Sean Bean

Country: United States of America

It's a Wonderful Life

It's a Wonderful Life

Directed by: Frank Capra

Starring: James Stewart, Donna Reed, Lionel Barrymore, Thomas Mitchell

Country: United States of America

Gentlemen of Fortune

Gentlemen of Fortune

Directed by: Aleksandr Seryj

Starring: Evgeniy Leonov, Georgiy Vitsin, Radner Muratov, Saveliy Kramarov

A Clockwork Orange

A Clockwork Orange

Directed by: Stanley Kubrick

Starring: Malcolm McDowell, Patrick Magee, Michael Bates, Warren Clarke

Country: United States of America