1931 Historical Events
1931

San Francisco, 1931
More than ten years after the first proposals to create a symphony hall, opera house, and memorial for the veterans of WWI, construction begins on the War Memorial complex. Puccini's "Tosca" is performed at the October 1932 opening.

California, 1931
The Save the Redwoods League has successfully saved more than 13,000 acres of California forest and plays an influential role in bringing about the State Parks Commission.

United States, 1931
The Star Spangled Banner becomes the nation's national anthem by an Act of Congress.

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