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 This day in History - July 31
380 Historic Events for July 31
1889

Donald Foster, PA, actor (Scaramouche)

Birth
1891

Jean-Baptist Capronnier, French/Belgian painter, dies at 77

Death
1893

Charles Wilfred Orr, composer

Birth
1893

Henry Perky patents shredded wheat

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1894

Roy Bargy, Mich, orch leader (Jimmy Durante Show)

Birth
1899

Albert Trott hits Monty Noble over the Pavilion at Lord's

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1900

Boer Generals Prinsloo and Roux surrenders in Brandwater Basin

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1900

Elmo Roper, pollster (Roper Poll)

Birth
1900

Erich Katz, composer

Birth
1901

Jean Debuffet, French painter/sculptor (Landscape with 2 Personages)

Birth
1901

Abraham Kuyper becomes premier of Netherlands

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1902

G O "Gubby" Allen, cricketer (in Sydney England non-bodyline quickie)

Birth
1904

Arthur Daley, sportswriter (NY Times-Pulitzer 1956)

Birth
1905

Trenchard Cox, museum director

Birth
1905

Matumbi rebellion at Samanga German East Africa

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1909

Bill Burns has no-hitter broken up with 2 outs in 9th

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1910

Chic Cub King Cole no-hits St Louis, 4-0 in a 7 inning game

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1910

Clement van Maasdijk gives flying demonstration

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1911

George Liberace, Menasha Wisc, violinist (Liberace Show)

Birth
1911

Hungarian education is only taught in German

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1911

Jack Edwards, cricketer (1888 Ashes tourist), dies

Death
1912

Milton Friedman, economist (Nobel 1976)

Birth
1912

Irv Kupcinet, Chicago Ill, TV host (Tonight! America After Dark)

Birth
1912

US govt prohibits movies and photos of prize fights (censorship)

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1912

RBC soccer team forms in Roosendaal

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