World Of Quotes

Quotes, Sayings, and Proverbs
 This day in History - May 31
430 Historic Events for May 31
1972

Bryan Walker, safety (Washington Redskins)

Birth
1973

Glenn Turner scores his 1,000th cricket run of English season

Event
1973

Dominique van Roost, Verviers Belg, tennis star (1995 Futures-GBR)

Birth
1973

Marty Janzen, Miami FL, pitcher (Toronto Blue Jays)

Birth
1973

Tyrone Williams, NFL defensive back (Green Bay Packers-Superbowl 31)

Birth
1973

Albert Egges van Giffen, Dutch archaeologist, dies at 89

Death
1974

Adelle Davis, US nutrionalist (Let's stay healthy), dies at 70

Death
1974

Steve Martin, defensive tackle (Indianapolis Colts)

Birth
1974

USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR

Event
1974

Bindi Mansfield, Mooerbank NSW Australia, diver (Olympics-96)

Birth
1974

Jim Carey, Dorchester MA, NHL goalie (Washington Capitals)

Birth
1974

Israel and Syria sign an agreement concerning Golan Heights

Event
1975

"Goodtime Charley" closes at Palace Theater NYC after 104 performances

Event
1975

Fred Newman makes 12,874 baskets in a one-day exhibition

Event
1976

Jacques Monod, French biochemist, dies

Death
1976

Martha Mitchell wife of former Att Gen John Mitchell, dies in NY at 57

Death
1976

Loudest PA (76 KW) for Who's Quadrophenia in London

Event
1977

Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani becomes heir apparent to throne of Qatar

Event
1977

"Beatlemania" opens at Winter Garden Theater NYC for 920 performances

Event
1977

Trans Alaska oil pipeline completed

Event
1979

Nigel Howard, cricketer (England captain 1951-52 tour of India), dies

Death
1979

Zimbabwe proclaims independence

Event
1979

Radio City Music Hall (NYC) reopens

Event
1979

"I Remember Mama" opens at Majestic Theater NYC for 108 performances

Event
1980

Police and youthful rebels battle in Zurich

Event