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 This day in History - July 31
380 Historic Events for July 31
1925

Unemployment Insurance Act passed in England

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1925

Last allied occupying troops leave Ruhrgebied

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1927

Walter Vogt, writer

Birth
1928

Bill Frenzel, (Rep-R-MN, 1971- )

Birth
1929

Oriana Fallaci, Italian journalist

Birth
1929

Don Murray, Calif, actor (Bus Stop, Advise and Consent, Endless Love)

Birth
1929

Aristide Briand becomes premier of France

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1930

Lou Gehrig grand slams as Yanks beat Red Sox 14-13

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1932

George Washington quarter goes into circulation

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1932

Cleveland Municipal Stadium opens-Phila A's beat Indians 1-0

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1932

Morey Carr, rocker (Playmates)

Birth
1932

Robert W Davis, (Rep-R-MI, 1979- )

Birth
1932

Ted Cassidy, Pittsburgh PA, actor (Lurch-Addams Family)

Birth
1932

Francesco Paolo Neglia, composer, dies at 58

Death
1932

German Election (NSDAP gets 37.3%)

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1932

27th Davis Cup: France beats USA in Paris (3-2)

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1934

St Louis Cards defeat Cin Reds 8-6 in 18 innings, pitchers Dizzy Dean and Tony Freitos go the distant

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1934

29th Davis Cup: Great Britain beats USA in Wimbledon (4-1)

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1935

Geoffrey Lewis, Plainsfield NJ, actor (Earl-Flo, Gun Shy)

Birth
1935

3rd Dutch govt of Colijn sworn in

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1936

Tokyo Japan is awarded the 1940 Olympics (later cancelled)

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1936

Bonnie Brown, rocker (Browns)

Birth
1937

Politburo enables Operative Order 00447: execute 193,000 Russians

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1937

Isabelle F Daniels, Jakin Georgia, 4X100m relayer (Olympic-bronze-56)

Birth
1938

NY Yanks suspend Jake Powell, after he said on Chicago radio he'd "hit every colored person in Chicago over head with a club"

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