What Happened in Oct 1931

  • 1931 World Series

    In the 1931 World Series, the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Philadelphia Athletics in seven games, a rematch and reversal of fortunes of the 1930... Read more

  • Christ the Redeemer Opened

    A century passes and the mountain is re-baptized to Corcovado, a name derived from its form, which resembles a hump or hunchback. The next... Read more

  • Al Capone Convicted of Federal Tax Evasion

    The U.S. Treasury Department had been developing evidence on tax evasion charges - in addition to Al Capone, his brother Ralph "Bottles" Capone,... Read more

  • Thomas Edison Dies

    Edison was active in business right up to the end. Just months before his death in 1931, the Lackawanna Railroad implemented electric trains in... Read more