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 This day in History - May 31
430 Historic Events for May 31
1955

Laura Baugh, Gainesville FL, LPGA golfer (1994 Youngstown Classic-9th)

Birth
1955

Ben de Lisi, British fashion designer

Birth
1955

Raoul Gunsbourg, composer, dies at 95

Death
1955

Supreme Court orders school integration "with all deliberate speed"

Event
1955

Construction begins on Soviet cosmodrome launch facilities

Event
1955

Great Britain proclaims emergency crisis due to railroad strike

Event
1956

Bart van Poppel, Dutch bassist/guitarist/singer (Tambourine)

Birth
1956

Yoshiko Sakakibara, Chiba Japan, actress (Sailor Moon, Vampire Hunter)

Birth
1956

Mickey Mantle HR just misses clearing Yankee Stadium's roof

Event
1957

Stephen Jones, British milliner

Birth
1957

Jim Craig, North Easton Mass, hockey goalie (oly-gold-1980)

Birth
1957

Great Britain performs nuclear test at Christmas Island (atmospheric)

Event
1958

US performs nuclear test at Bikini Island (atmospheric tests)

Event
1958

Mkhuseli Jack, South African UDF-leader (consumer boycots)

Birth
1958

Dick Dale invents "surf music" with "Let's Go Trippin"

Event
1958

Angel Franco, Asuncion Paraguay, golfer (1993 Nike Dominion)

Birth
1958

Gary George Hallberg, Berwyn IL, PGA golfer (1983 Andy Williams)

Birth
1958

Kyle Secor, Tacoma Wash, actor (Tim Bayliss-Homicide)

Birth
1959

Mickey Wright wins LPGA Cavalier Golf Open

Event
1960

Peter Winterbottom, British rugby player

Birth
1960

Willem Elsschot, [Alfons de Ridder], Flemish writer (Kas), dies at 78

Death
1960

Chris Elliott, actor/comedian (Get a Life, David Letterman Show)

Birth
1960

Norm Johnson, NFL place kicker (Seattle Seahawk, Pitts Steelers)

Birth
1961

Union of South Africa becomes a republic, leaves Commonwealth

Event
1961

? Trujillo, Dominican Republic president, assassinated at 69

Death