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 This day in History - October 31
340 Historic Events for October 31
1930

Michael Collins, Rome, Mjr Gen USAF/astronaut (Gemini 10, Apollo 11)

Birth
1931

Dan Rather, Wharton Tx, news anchor (CBS Evening News, 60 Minutes)

Birth
1931

David Lumsdaine, composer

Birth
1932

Greek govt of Venizelos falls

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1934

Norman Beaton, actor (Eureka, Black Joy, Mighty Quinn)

Birth
1934

Walter Steffens, composer

Birth
1936

Sergei Nikolayevich Gaidukov, Russia, cosmonaut

Birth
1937

Michael Landon, Forest Hills NY, actor (Bonanza, Highway to Heaven)

Birth
1937

Tom Paxton, Chicago, folk singer/songwriter (Forest Lawn)

Birth
1937

Spanish govt moves from Valencia to Barcelona

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1938

Rives McBee, Denton TX, PGA golfer (1989 RJR Bank One Classic)

Birth
1939

27 U boats sunk this month (135,000 ton)

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1939

Otto Rank, [Rosenfeld], Austria psychoanalyst (Trauma of Geburt), dies

Death
1940

63 U boats sunk this month (325,000 ton)

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1940

Deadline for Warsaw Jews to move into Warsaw Ghetto

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1940

Battle of Britain: Germany and Britair control of English Channel, ends

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1941

Herwarth Walden, writer, dies at 63

Death
1941

Lucas Brown Jackson, San Marcos Tx, basketballer (Olympic-gold-1964)

Birth
1941

13 U boats sunk this month (62,000 ton)

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1941

Prior to US in WW II, Germany torpedoes US destroyer Reuben James

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1941

Mount Rushmore is completed

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1942

9th day in battle at El Alamein

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1942

David Ogden Stiers, Peoria Ill, actor (Winchester-M*A*S*H, Doc)

Birth
1942

Ben M J Hennekam, Dutch MP (CDA)

Birth
1942

94 U boats sunk this month (619,000 ton)

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