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 This day in History - October 31
340 Historic Events for October 31
1943

Stephen Rea, actor (Crying Game, Michael Collins)

Birth
1943

Max Reinhardt, Austrian stage manager (Turandot), dies

Death
1943

Wash Redskin Sammy Baugh passes for 6 touchdowns vs Bkln (48-10)

Event
1944

Kinky Friedman, Palestine Tx, country rocker (Ride 'em Jewboy)

Birth
1944

Chief of staff Kruls names De Quay chairman of Universal Commission

Event
1944

Sally Kirkland, NYC, actress (Anna, Sting, Pvt Benjamin, Big Bad Mama)

Birth
1944

Deidre Hall, Milwaukee, actress (Days of our Lives, Our House)

Birth
1945

Henry Ainley, actor (As You Like It), dies at 66

Death
1946

Ramnath Parkar, cricket batsman (Indian in 2 Tests v England 1972-73)

Birth
1947

Russ Ballard, rocker (Argent)

Birth
1947

Frank Shorter, Munich Germany, US marathoner (Oly-gold/silver-72, 76)

Birth
1948

Cissy van Marxfield, [Setske Beek-de Han], writer, dies

Death
1949

Mike Parker, (Rep-D-Mississippi)

Birth
1949

Odaline de la Martinez, composer

Birth
1949

Terrence W Wilcutt, Russellville Ky, Major USMC/astronaut (STS 68, 79)

Birth
1949

Edward R Stettinius, US foreign minister (1944-45)/diplomat, dies

Death
1949

Dumisa B Ntsebeza, S African attorney/anti-apartheid activist

Birth
1949

WOC (now KWQC) TV channel 6 in Davenport, IA (NBC) 1st broadcast

Event
1949

Bob Selbenberg, rocker (Supertramp)

Birth
1949

Amsterdam Telegraph-director/SS'er Henri Holdert sentenced to 12 years

Event
1949

"Regina" opens at 46th St Theater NYC for 86 performances

Event
1950

Jozef C Bittremieux, Flemish theologist, dies at 72

Death
1950

Jane Pauley, Indianapolis Indiana, newscaster (Today, NBC Weekend)

Birth
1950

John Candy, Ontario Canada, comedian (SCTV, Uncle Buck)

Birth
1950

Collazo and Torresola attempt to kill Truman in Washington, DC

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