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 This day in History - July 31
380 Historic Events for July 31
1992

Thai Airbus crashes into mountain at Kathmandu, 113 die

Event
1992

Yang Wenyi swims world record/OR 50m freestyle (24.79 sec)

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1993

Baudouin, king of Belgium (1951-93), dies at 62 from heart problems

Death
1993

Elmar Klos, director (Obzalovany, Obchod na Korze), dies at 83

Death
1993

Paul Henry, US Republicans Congressional leader, dies at 51

Death
1993

Prince Ronald "Ronnie" Mutebi crowned king of Uganda

Event
1993

Inkatha-arm forces killed 49 ANC-followers in Johannesburg

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1993

Allman Bros guitarist Dickey Betts arrested for shoving 2 cops

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1993

A's trade Rickey Henderson to Blue Jays

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1994

G de Ru, chairman of Dutch Reformed Synode, dies

Death
1994

Caitlin Thomas, dies

Death
1994

Anne Shelton, British singer (Glenn Miller Band), dies at 66

Death
1994

Pieter C Buitendijk, co-founder (Free Netherlands), dies at 92

Death
1994

UN votes 12-0 (2 abstentions) to authorize use of force against Haiti

Event
1994

Stockholms avgs 21.5øC; their warmest July since 1855

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1994

Neth averages 21.4øC; their warmest July since 1783

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1994

102.7øF (39.3øC) in Pleschen, East-Germany

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1994

28th Curtis Cup: Draw, 9-9

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1994

Arcen Limburg averages 71.6øF (22.0øC) in July: record

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1994

Helen Alfredss wins LPGA Ping Welch's Golf Championship

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1994

Phil Rizzuto (Yanks) and Steve Carlton (Phils) enter the Hall of Fame

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1994

Sergei Bubka ploe vaults his 35th world record (6.14 m)

Event
1995

Genevieve Tobin Keighley, actress (Zaza, Great Gambini), dies at 83

Death
1996

Michael Jinks, child care pioneer, dies at 59

Death
1996

Joan "Maudie" Warburton, painter, dies at 76

Death