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1931

Millennium: 2nd millennium
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1931 in various calendars
Gregorian calendar1931
MCMXXXI
Ab urbe condita2684
Armenian calendar1380
ԹՎ ՌՅՁ
Assyrian calendar6681
Bahá'í calendar87–88
Balinese saka calendar1852–1853
Bengali calendar1338
Berber calendar2881
British Regnal year21 Geo. 5 – 22 Geo. 5
Buddhist calendar2475
Burmese calendar1293
Byzantine calendar7439–7440
Chinese calendar庚午(Metal Horse)
4627 or 4567
    — to —
辛未年 (Metal Goat)
4628 or 4568
Coptic calendar1647–1648
Discordian calendar3097
Ethiopian calendar1923–1924
Hebrew calendar5691–5692
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat1987–1988
 - Shaka Samvat1852–1853
 - Kali Yuga5031–5032
Holocene calendar11931
Igbo calendar931–932
Iranian calendar1309–1310
Islamic calendar1349–1350
Japanese calendarShōwa 6
(昭和6年)
Javanese calendar1861–1862
Juche calendar20
Julian calendarGregorian minus 13 days
Korean calendar4264
Minguo calendarROC 20
民國20年
Nanakshahi calendar463
Thai solar calendar2473–2474
Tibetan calendar阳金马年
(male Iron-Horse)
2057 or 1676 or 904
    — to —
阴金羊年
(female Iron-Goat)
2058 or 1677 or 905

1931 (MCMXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, the 1931st year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 931st year of the 2nd millennium, the 31st year of the 20th century, and the 2nd year of the 1930s decade.

Events

January

February

February 10: New Delhi becomes India's capital

March

April

May

June

  • June - This month sees the beginning of the 1931 China floods, where heavy rainfall causes the Yangtze River to burst its banks and flood vast tracts of farmland and several major cities, including Wuhan and Nanjing. Estimates for the death toll run between 400,000 and 4 million people.
  • June 3Salvador Dalí's The Persistence of Memory is put on display for the first time in Paris at the Galerie Pierre Colle.
  • June 5
    • German Chancellor Dr. Heinrich Brüning visits London, where he warns the British Prime Minister Ramsay MacDonald that the collapse of the Austrian banking system, caused by the bankruptcy of the Creditanstalt, has left the entire German banking system on the verge of collapse.
    • Anti-Chinese rioting occurred in Pyongyang. Approximately 127 Chinese people were killed, 393 wounded, and a considerable number of properties were destroyed by Korean residents.[5]
  • June 12 – English cricketer Charlie Parker equals J. T. Hearne's record for the earliest date to reach 100 wickets.
  • June 14Saint-Philibert disaster: The overloaded pleasure craft Saint-Philibert, carrying trippers home to Nantes from the Île de Noirmoutier, sinks at the mouth of the River Loire in France; over 450 drown.
  • June 19
  • June 23July 1Wiley Post and Harold Gatty accomplish the first round-the-world flight in a single-engine plane, flying eastabout from Roosevelt Field, New York, in 8 days, 15 hours, 51 minutes.[6]

July

August

September

September 18: The Mukden Incident: Incident Museum in Shenyang

October

November

December

1931

Births

Births
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September

October

November

December

Nobel Prizes

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