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 This day in History - May 31
430 Historic Events for May 31
1941

Johnny Paycheck, Greenfield OH, singer (Take This Job and Shove It)

Birth
1941

Gil [Walter] Morgan, Haddock GA, PGA golfer (1990 Kemper Open)

Birth
1941

1st issue of "Parade" goes on sale

Event
1941

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

Event
1941

Kenneth Cooper, NYC, harpsichordist/professor (Barnard, Bkln)

Birth
1941

June Clark, British Professor of Nursing (Middlesex U)

Birth
1941

British troops vacate Kreta

Event
1941

German occupiers forbids Jews access to beach and swimming pools

Event
1942

Happy Hairston, NBA star (Cin, Detroit, LA)

Birth
1942

John Daniel, British Vice-Chancellor (Open U)

Birth
1942

Reinhard Heydrich, German protector of Bohemia and Moravia, assassinated

Death
1942

Luftwaffe bombs Canterbury

Event
1942

25th PGA Championship: Sam Snead at Seaview CC Atlantic City NJ

Event
1943

Earl of Macclesfield

Birth
1943

Joe Namath, PA, NFL QB (NY Jets), $400,000 man (1969 Superbowl)

Birth
1943

Sharon Gless, LA Calif, actress (Chris Cagney-Cagney and Lacey)

Birth
1943

Cards Mort Cooper pitches 1st of back-to-back one-hitters

Event
1943

"Archie" comic strip 1st broadcast on radio

Event
1944

Allied breakthrough in Italy

Event
1944

Mick Ralphs, guitarist (Mott the Hoople, Bad Company)

Birth
1945

Linda Davies, British Judge

Birth
1946

Debbie Moore, founder/CEO (Pineapple Dance Studios)

Birth
1946

Rainer Werner Fassbinder, German director (Marriage of Maria Braum)

Birth
1946

Steve Bucknor, cricketer (West Indian Test umpire, FIFA referee)

Birth
1947

William H Campbell Jr, rocker

Birth