Historical Events Happened In July - 31
Friday, 21 November 2014
1944 On this day in history last deportation train out Mechelen departs to Auschwitz
1945 On this day in history pierre Laval, the fugitive former leader of Vichy France, surrenders to Allied soldiers in Austria.
1948 On this day in history pres Truman dedicates Idlewild Field (Kennedy Airport), NY
1948 On July - 31 "Brigadoon" closes at Ziegfeld Theater NYC after 581 performances
1948 On July - 31 maria "Marie" Hens, Flemish actress (Female Revue), dies at 70
1949 Lightning strikes a baseball field in Fla, kills the SS & 3rd baseman on July - 31.
1949 Lightning strikes a baseball field in Fla, kills SS & 3rd baseman on July - 31.
1951 On this day in history japan Airlines is established.
1951 On July - 31 j of Oudshoorn, [John K Feylbrief], writer (Maze of Sentences), dies
1952 On this day in history n B F "Tufty" Mann, cricketer (S African slow lefty 1947-51), dies
1953 Dept of Health, Education & Welfare created on July - 31.
1953 On July - 31 robert Taft, (Sen-R-Oh) "Mr Republican", dies in NY at 63
1954 K2 summit reached for the first time by an Italian team on this day in history.
1954 On July - 31 mil Braves' Joe Adcock sets record of 18 total bases (4 hrs, 1 double)
1955 On July - 31 beverly Hanson wins LPGA Battle Creek Golf Open
1956 On July - 31 laker takes 10-53 in Australia's 2nd innings, 19-90 for match
1958 Anti-Chinese uprising in Tibet on this day in history.
1959 On this day in history 1st exhibit of bongos at Cleveland Metroparks Zoo opens
1960 On this day in history elijah Muhammad, leader of Nation of Islam, calls for a black state
1960 Malayan Emergency ends on July - 31.
1960 On July - 31 karl Hasse, composer, dies at 77
1962 Australian Army Training Team Vietnam (AATTV) arrives in South Vietnam on this day in history.
1962 On this day in history federation of Malaysia formed
1964 Al Parker glides 644 miles without any motor on this day in history.
1964 On this day in history all-nuclear task force with USS Long Beach, USS Enterprise, and USS Bainbridge leaves Norfolk, VA to begin voyage, Operation Sea Orbit, to circle the globe without refueling. They returned on 3 October.
1964 On July - 31 uS Ranger 7 takes 4,316 pictures before crashing on Moon
1964 On July - 31 jim Reeves, US country singer, dies in air crash at 39
1965 On this day in history james Rennie, actor (Wilson, Skylark, Illicit), dies at 75
1966 Alabamans burn Beatle products due to John Lennon's anti-Jesus remark on July - 31.
1966 Charles Whitman wounds 46 & kills 5 at University of Texas on July - 31.
1966 On this day in history alex E von Falkenhausen, German general, dies at 87
1967 Mario Varvoglis, composer, dies at 81 on this day in history.
1968 Beatles close Apple Boutique, giving clothes away for free on July - 31.
1968 Gertrude Short, actress (Stella Dallas, Blonde Venus), dies at 66 on July - 31.