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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of February 1931?


Events

  • 03 Feb 1931 Arkansas legislature passes motion to pray for soul of H L Mencken after he calls the state the "apex of moronia".
  • 04 Feb 1931 National League adopts a deader baseball
  • 05 Feb 1931 Maxine Dunlap becomes 1st US women to earn a glider pilot license
  • 07 Feb 1931 US opera, Peter Ibbetson, by Deems Taylor premieres at Met Opera, New York City
  • 08 Feb 1931 Gas explosion, fire in Fushun-coal mine, Manchuria kills 3,000.
  • 10 Feb 1931 Richard Rodgers / Lorenz Harts premieres in New York City
  • 12 Feb 1931 ''Radio Vaticana'' first broadcasts.
  • 13 Feb 1931 Phil Tobin introduces Assembly Bill 98 in Nevada legislature to allow licensed gambling on a variety of games.
  • 14 Feb 1931 Bradman scores 152 Aust vs. WI, 154 minutes, 13 fours 2 fives
  • 15 Feb 1931 1st Dracula movie released
  • 16 Feb 1931 Extreme right wing Pehr Evind Svinhufvud is elected President of Finland.
  • 20 Feb 1931 Congress allows California to build Oakland-Bay Bridge
  • 21 Feb 1931 Alka Seltzer introduced
  • 28 Feb 1931 Oswald Mosley founds his New Party

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Movies

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Gentleman's Fate

Gentleman's Fate

Release year: 1931

Directed by: Mervyn LeRoy

Starring: John Gilbert, Louis Wolheim, Leila Hyams, Anita Page

Dracula

Dracula

Release year: 1931

Directed by: Tod Browning

Starring: Bela Lugosi, Helen Chandler, David Manners, Dwight Frye

Country: United States of America

Lonely Wives

Lonely Wives

Release year: 1931

Directed by: Russell Mack

Starring: Edward Everett Horton, Esther Ralston, Laura La Plante, Patsy Ruth Miller

The Lady Refuses

The Lady Refuses

Release year: 1931

Directed by: George Archainbaud

Starring: Betty Compson, John Darrow, Gilbert Emery, Margaret Livingston

Kept Husbands

Kept Husbands

Release year: 1931

Directed by: Lloyd Bacon

Starring: Clara Kimball Young, Joel McCrea, Dorothy Mackaill, Ned Sparks