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 This day in History - July 31
380 Historic Events for July 31
1945

William Floyd Weld, (Gov-R-Mass)

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1945

Tomas Vackar, composer

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1946

Gary Lewis, Jerry's son, singer, (and The Playboys-This Diamond Ring)

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1946

Bob Welch, rock vocalist/guitarist (Fleetwood Mac-Oh Well)

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1947

Dennis Greenslade, rocker

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1947

Karl Greene, Manchester, rock bassist, (Herman's Hermits)

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1948

Pres Truman dedicates Idlewild Field (Kennedy Airport), NY

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1948

Leaveil Degree, rocker (Whispers)

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1948

Maria "Marie" Hens, Flemish actress (Female Revue), dies at 70

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1948

"Brigadoon" closes at Ziegfeld Theater NYC after 581 performances

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1949

Lightning strikes a baseball field in Fla, kills SS and 3rd baseman

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1950

Lane Davies, actor (Mason-Santa Barbara, Impure Thoughts)

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1951

Gerald Anthony, actor (Marco Dane-General Hospital, One Life to Live)

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1951

Barry Van Dyke, Atlanta Ga, actor (Battlestar Galactica, Diag Murder)

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1951

Evonne Goolagong Cawley, NSW Aust, tennis player (Wimbledon 1971)

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1951

J of Oudshoorn, [John K Feylbrief], writer (Maze of Sentences), dies

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1952

N B F "Tufty" Mann, cricketer (S African slow lefty 1947-51), dies

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1952

Pritawi Sudarmo, Indonesia, astronaut

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1953

Robert Taft, (Sen-R-Oh) "Mr Republican", dies in NY at 63

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1953

Dept of Health, Education and Welfare created

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1953

Hugh McDowell, chelloist (ELO-Telephone Line)

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1953

Jimmy Cook, cricketer (South African opening batsman 1992)

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1954

Mil Braves' Joe Adcock sets record of 18 total bases (4 hrs, 1 double)

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1955

KRNT (now KCCI) TV channel 8 in Des Moines, IA (CBS) 1st broadcast

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1955

Beverly Hanson wins LPGA Battle Creek Golf Open

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