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

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of October 1931?


Events

  • 01 Oct 1931 Spanish Cortes accept general female suffrage
  • 02 Oct 1931 Pope Pius XI encyclical "On the economic crisis".
  • 04 Oct 1931 Juan Esteban Montero becomes President of Chile
  • 05 Oct 1931 First nonstop transpacific flight, Japan to Washington (Herndon and Pangborn).
  • 06 Oct 1931 Js Van Severen forms Verdinaso (Union of Flemish National Solidarists)
  • 07 Oct 1931 First infra-red photograph, Rochester, New York.
  • 11 Oct 1931 100,000 extreme-right Germans form Harzburger Front
  • 14 Oct 1931 1st broadcast of Dutch Radio Peoples University
  • 16 Oct 1931 Trunk murderess Winnie Ruth Judd chops first victim.
  • 17 Oct 1931 Al Capone convicted of tax evasion, sentenced to 11 years in prison
  • 20 Oct 1931 Frankie Frisch of the Cards named MVP
  • 21 Oct 1931 The Sakurakai, a secret society in the Imperial Japanese Army, launches an abortive coup d'etat attempt.
  • 24 Oct 1931 Gangster Al Capone is sentenced to 11 years for tax evasion
  • 30 Oct 1931 W2XB TV channel 1 in NYC, New York (NBC) begins broadcasting

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Movies

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The Prestige

The Prestige

Directed by: Christopher Nolan

Starring: Christian Bale, Hugh Jackman, Scarlett Johansson, Michael Caine

Country: United States of America

Stand by Me

Stand by Me

Directed by: Rob Reiner

Starring: Wil Wheaton, River Phoenix, Corey Feldman, Jerry O'Connell

Country: United States of America

Through a Glass Darkly

Through a Glass Darkly

Directed by: Ingmar Bergman

Starring: Harriet Andersson, Gunnar Björnstrand, Max von Sydow, Lars Passgård

Country: United States of America

Persona

Persona

Directed by: Ingmar Bergman

Starring: Bibi Andersson, Liv Ullmann, Margaretha Krook, Gunnar Björnstrand

Country: United States of America

Fiddler on the Roof

Fiddler on the Roof

Directed by: Norman Jewison

Starring: Topol, Norma Crane, Leonard Frey, Molly Picon

Country: United States of America