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 This day in History - May 31
430 Historic Events for May 31
1931

John Schrieffer, US physicist (Nobel 1972)

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1931

Steve Horn, (Rep-R-California)

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1932

Ronald Hampel, British CEO (ICI)

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1932

George Vallings, British Vice-Admiral

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1932

Elizabeth Southey, British CEO (Natl Fed of Women's Institutes)

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1934

Bent Peter Rasch, Denmark, canoe (Olympic-gold-1952)

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1934

Jim Hutton, Binghamton NY, actor (Ellery Queen)

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1934

Karl-Erik Welin, composer

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1935

Babe Ruth grounds out in his final at bat

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1935

Quake kills 50,000 in Quetta Pakistan

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1935

Bruce Bolton, cricketer (two Tests NZ v England 1959)

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1937

1st quadruplets to finish college (Baylor University)

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1937

Bkln Dodgers snap NY Giant Carl Hubbell's 24-game winning streak

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1937

German battleships bomb Almeria Spain

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1937

Vladislav Ivanovich Gulyayev, Russia, cosmonaut

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1938

John Prescott, British MP

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1938

Peter Yarrow, NYC, (Peter, Paul and Mary-Puff the Magic Dragon)

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1938

Bill Edrich scores his 1,000th run of cricket season, all at Lord's

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1939

Charles Drain, singer

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1939

Terry Waite, Anglican Church envoy/Lebanese hostage

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1940

Elfi Mikesch, cinematographer (Erotique, Out of America, Malina)

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1940

Augie Mayer, rocker (Sir Douglas Quintet)

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1940

Gen-major Bernard Montgomery leaves Duinkerken

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1940

Premier Winston Churchill flies to Paris

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1941

-June 1) 32.0 cm rain falls on Burlington Kansas (state record)

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