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 This day in History - July 31
380 Historic Events for July 31
1912

Bill Brown, cricketer (Australian opener of the 30's and 40's)

Birth
1913

Bryan Hextall, NHL hall of famer (NY Rangers)

Birth
1914

German Emperor Wilhelm II threatens war, orders Russia to demobilize

Event
1914

Oil discovered in Lake of Maracaibo

Event
1914

A J Jean JaurŠs, French socialist (L'Humanit‚/Les Preuves), murdered=

Death
1914

Jose Ignacio Domecq, wine maker

Birth
1914

Louis De Funes, Courbevoie France, actor (I Tartassati, Fantomas)

Birth
1915

Robert Steel, academic

Birth
1916

Sydney Tafler, London England, actor (Too Many Crooks)

Birth
1916

Verdun Scott, NZ cricketer/rugby player

Birth
1917

Charlie Finlason, cricketer (S Africa's 1st Test), dies

Death
1917

3rd battle of Ypres begins

Event
1919

R G Barlow, cricketer (591 runs/34 wickets/17 Tests for England), dies

Death
1919

Germany accepts Weimar Constitution

Event
1919

Norman Del Mar, composer

Birth
1919

Hemu Ramchandra Adhikari, cricketer (Indian righty batsman 1947-59)

Birth
1919

Curt Gowdy, Green River Wyo, sportscaster (ABC)

Birth
1919

Primo Levi, Italy, chemist/writer (Survival in Aushchwitz)

Birth
1920

Rudolf Halaczinsky, composer

Birth
1921

Whitney M Young Jr, civil rights leader, head of Urban League

Birth
1922

18-year-old Ralph Samuelson rides world's 1st water skis (Minn)

Event
1922

Italy's general strike against fascist violence

Event
1922

Lucy Killea, (assemblywoman-Calif)

Birth
1923

Belgian Chamber discusses bilinguality at Ghent University

Event
1923

Ahmet Ertegun, CEO (Atlantic Records)

Birth