1931

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This article is about the year 1931. For the number, see 1931 (number).
Millennium: 2nd millennium
Centuries: 19th century20th century21st century
Decades: 1900s  1910s  1920s  – 1930s –  1940s  1950s  1960s
Years: 1928 1929 193019311932 1933 1934
1931 by topic:
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1931 in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 1931
MCMXXXI
Ab urbe condita 2684
Armenian calendar 1380
ԹՎ ՌՅՁ
Assyrian calendar 6681
Bahá'í calendar 87–88
Bengali calendar 1338
Berber calendar 2881
British Regnal year 20 Geo. 5 – 21 Geo. 5
Buddhist calendar 2475
Burmese calendar 1293
Byzantine calendar 7439–7440
Chinese calendar 庚午(Metal Horse)
4627 or 4567
    — to —
辛未年 (Metal Goat)
4628 or 4568
Coptic calendar 1647–1648
Discordian calendar 3097
Ethiopian calendar 1923–1924
Hebrew calendar 5691–5692
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 1987–1988
 - Shaka Samvat 1853–1854
 - Kali Yuga 5032–5033
Holocene calendar 11931
Igbo calendar 931–932
Iranian calendar 1309–1310
Islamic calendar 1349–1350
Japanese calendar Shōwa 6
(昭和6年)
Juche calendar 20
Julian calendar Gregorian minus 13 days
Korean calendar 4264
Minguo calendar ROC 20
民國20年
Thai solar calendar 2474

1931 (MCMXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday (link displays the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (dominical letter D), 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[edit]

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February[edit]

February 10: New Delhi becomes India's capital

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  • The 1931 China floods reach their peak in possibly the deadliest natural disaster yet recorded
  • August 9 – Referendum in Prussia for dissolving the Landtag ends with the "yes" side winning 37% of the vote, which is insufficient for calling the early elections. The elections are intended to remove the Social Democratic Party (SPD) government of Otto Braun, which is one of the strongest forces for democracy in Germany. Supporting the "yes" side were the NSDAP, the DNVP and the Communist Party (KPD) while supporting the "no" side were the SPD and Zentrum.
  • August 11 – Run on the British pound leads to political and economic crisis in Britain.
  • August 24 – The Labour Government of Ramsay MacDonald resigns in Britain, replaced by a National Government of people drawn from all parties, also under MacDonald.

September[edit]

September 18: The Mukden Incident: Incident Museum in Shenyang

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Nobel Prizes[edit]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "New Delhi: The Inaugural Ceremony". The Times (45744) (London). 1931-02-11. p. 12. 
  2. ^ "Wiley Post". centennialofflight.gov. Archived from the original on October 8, 2012. 
  3. ^ BBC History, July 2011, p12.
  4. ^ "J&K observes Martyrs` day: CM Omar pays tributes". Zee News. 2011-07-13. Retrieved 2011-12-18. 
  5. ^ "Pangborn-Herndon Memorial Site". Aviation: From Sand Dunes To Sonic Booms. National Park Service. Retrieved 2012-05-31. 
  6. ^ "The Red and White Party". Cocktails With Elvira. 2011-10-26. Retrieved 2014-01-30.