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 This day in History - March 31
393 Historic Events for March 31
1895

John Jay McCloy, lawyer/banker (Sec of War 1941-45, pres Chase Man)

Birth
1896

Whitcomb Judson, Chicago, patents a hookless fastening (zipper)

Event
1898

Edward Noyes Westcott, US attorney/writer (David Harum), dies

Death
1900

Frank Milligan, cricketer (Mafeking 2 Tests Eng v S Afr 1898-99), dies

Death
1900

Brig-General Broadwoods troops fall into guerrilla hands

Event
1900

L”rinc Szab¢, Hungary, poet (Huszonhatodik ‚v)

Birth
1900

Henry WFA, English duke of Gloucester/earl of Ulters

Birth
1901

John Stainer, composer, dies at 60

Death
1903

Richard Pearse flies monoplane several hundred yards (NZ)

Event
1905

German emperor Wilhelm II visits Tanger

Event
1906

GB Shaws German version of "Caesar and Cleopatra," premieres in Berlin"

Event
1906

Lauri Saikkola, composer

Birth
1907

Eddie Quillan, Phila, actor (Julia, Hell Town)

Birth
1907

Romanian Army puts down Moldavian farmers' revolt

Event
1909

Gustav Mahler conducts NY Philharmonic for his 1st time

Event
1909

Baseball rules players who jump contracts are suspended for 5 years

Event
1909

Robert Brasillach, French author/nazi collaborator

Birth
1909

Pieter Jongeling, Dutch MP (GVP)/editor (Neth Daily)

Birth
1912

Wilhelmus Berkelmans, civil servant/resistance fighter

Birth
1913

John Pierpont Morgan, US banker/CEO (US Steel Corp), dies at 75

Death
1914

Ch Morgenstern, writer, dies at 42

Death
1914

Octavio Paz, Mexico, writer/diplomat (Salamandra, Topoemas)

Birth
1915

Eliseo Morales Pajaro, composer

Birth
1915

Henry Morgan, NYC, comedian/TV panelist (I've Got a Secret, Arena)

Birth
1915

Jack Perry, businessman

Birth