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 This day in History - January 31
421 Historic Events for January 31
1931

Bill Watson, cricketer (NSW and Australian opening batsman mid-50s)

Birth
1931

Christopher Chataway, British MP/athlete (world record 5k)

Birth
1931

Ernie Banks, "Mr Cub" Chicago Cubs, Hall-of-Famer (1st baseman)

Birth
1931

Nicholas Gordon Lennox, diplomat

Birth
1931

NHL's Quebec Bulldogs' Joseph Malone scores a record 7 goals

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1931

Jean Burroughs, educationalist

Birth
1931

Philip Barry's "Tomorrow and Tomorrow," premieres in NYC

Event
1932

Pieter Brattinga, Dutch graphic artist

Birth
1932

Rick Hall, country/RandB singer

Birth
1932

US railway unions accept 10% wage reduction

Event
1933

John Galsworthy, England, writer (Forsythe, Nobel 1932), dies at 65

Death
1933

French govt of Daladier takes power

Event
1933

Walter Paulis, mineworker/pilot/Dutch MP (CDA)

Birth
1933

Joseph D Early, (Rep-D-MA, 1975- )

Birth
1933

Hitler promises parliamentary democracy

Event
1934

FDR devalus dollar in relation to gold at $35 per ounce

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1934

Ron Weatherburn, jazz pianist

Birth
1934

James Franciscus, Clayton Mo, actor (Mr Novak, Longstreet, Hunter)

Birth
1934

Brian Bolus, cricketer (England opening batsman early 60's)

Birth
1935

Oe Kenzaburo, Japanese novelist (Catch, Personal Matter)

Birth
1935

Bojidar Dimov, composer

Birth
1936

Marvin Junior, singer (Dells-Oh What a Night)

Birth
1936

"Green Hornet" radio show is 1st heard on WXYZ Radio in Detroit

Event
1937

Suzanne Pleshette, NYC, actress (Birds, Emily-Bob Newhart Show)

Birth
1937

Philip Glass, Baltimore Md, minimal composer (Einstein on the Beach)

Birth