What Happened in Feb 1931

  • Hawke's Bay Earthquake

    The 7.9 earthquake struck at 10.46 on the morning of February 3, 1931, the first day of the school year, a beautiful summer’s day. It was felt as... Read more

  • "City Lights" (film) is Released

    City Lights is a 1931 American silent romantic comedy film starring, written and directed by Charlie Chaplin. It also stars Virginia Cherrill and... Read more

  • Amelia Earhart marries George Putnam

    For a while she was engaged to Samuel Chapman, a chemical engineer from Boston, breaking off her engagement on November 23, 1928. During the same... Read more

  • 'Sanctuary' Is Published

    Sanctuary is a novel by the American author William Faulkner. It is considered one of his more controversial, given its theme of rape. First... Read more

  • "Dracula" Is Released

    Dracula is a 1931 United States horror film directed by Tod Browning and starring Béla Lugosi as the title character. The film was produced by... Read more