October 31

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The October 31 is the 304th day of the Gregorian calendar (the 305th in leap years ), thus remain 61 days by year end.

Historic anniversaries
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Politics and world events

1918: Austria-Hungary (coat of arms since 1915)

0The Austro- Hungarian dual monarchy ends when Hungary leaves the Real Union.
0The Hungarian Prime Minister István Tisza is shot dead by marauding soldiers in Budapest .

2004: Result after the first ballot in Ukraine


1911: The main entrance to the exhibition

science and technology

1886: Ponte Dom Luís I


1821: Schadow with a model of the Luther memorial


  • 1833 : The 23-year-old Fritz Reuter from Mecklenburg is arrested on his way through Berlin because he belongs to the radical Jena fraternity Germania . The later Low German writer worked on his subsequent experiences in the novel Ut mine Festungstid .
  • 2011 : The United Nations proclaimed 7 billion people on earth.


1517: The "thesis door" at the castle church in Wittenberg


1878: The Eldkvarn mill burns

Minor accidents are listed in the sub-articles of Catastrophe .


Entries of track and field world records can be found under the respective discipline under track and field .


Before the 18th century

18th century

19th century



Chiang Kai-shek (* 1887)
Ethel Waters (* 1896)


20th century



Kinky Friedman
Claus Harmsen


Beverly Lynne
(* 1973)


Piper Perabo (born 1976)
Hanna Hilton (* 1984)

21st century


Before the 16th century

16th to 18th century

19th century

20th century


Charles Taze Russell († 1916)
Herwarth Walden († 1941)



Indira Gandhi († 1984)

21st century

Ted Sorensen († 2010)

Holidays and memorial days

  • More information about the day
    • World Savings Day (except in Germany; in Austria only if it is a working day) (since 1925)

The list of commemorative and action days contains further entries .

Individual evidence

  1. ↑ The seven billionth person symbolically welcomed. Die Presse , October 31, 2011, accessed on October 31, 2011 : "The UN symbolically declared several newborns worldwide as the seven billionth person, including Danica May Camacho in the Philippines."

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