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 This day in History - August 31
390 Historic Events for August 31
1965

Willie Watson, cricket pace bowler (NZ)

Birth
1965

House of Reps joins Senate establish Dept of Housing and Urban Develop

Event
1966

Kasimir Edschmid, [Karl E Schmidt], German writer, dies at 75

Death
1966

Jeff Frye, Oakland CA, infielder (Boston Red Sox)

Birth
1966

Referee Leo Horn whistles his last soccer match (Ajax-Bulgaria)

Event
1967

Melanie Sullivan, Branford Ct, WPVA volleyballer (National-13th-1994)

Birth
1967

Diane Madl, Mountain Top PA, field hockey forward/midfielder (Oly-96)

Birth
1967

Ilja G Ehrenburg, Russian poet/writer (9th wave), dies at 76

Death
1967

Michael Fitzmaurice, dies of lymphoma at 59

Death
1968

Verne Gagne beats Dick Beyers (Dr X) in Minn, to become NWA champ

Event
1968

Jennifer Azzi, Oak Ridge Tenn, basketball guard (Olympics-gold-96)

Birth
1968

Jim Bob Howard, Wichita Falls Texas, actor (Flash and Bone)

Birth
1968

Jolene Watanabe, LA Calif, tennis star (1994 Futures-Evansville)

Birth
1968

Hideo Nomo, Osaka Japan, pitcher (LA Dodgers)

Birth
1968

12,000 die in 7.8 quake destroys 60,000 buildings in NE Iran

Event
1968

Glenroy Gilbert, Trinidad, Canadian 4X100m sprinter (Olympics-gold-96)

Birth
1968

Roy Face ties W Johnson's record of 802 pitching appearances with club

Event
1968

Private Eye magazine reports a John Lennon and Yoko Ono album will have a picture of them nude on cover

Event
1968

Dennis O'Keefe, actor (Suspicion), dies of lung cancer at 60

Death
1968

George P Gooch, English historian/House of Commons leader, dies

Death
1968

68th US Golf Amateur Championship won by Bruce Fleisher

Event
1969

Andrei Trefilov, Kirovo Russia, NHL goalie (Buffalo Sabres, Oly-S-98)

Birth
1969

Andrew Phillip Cunanan, serial killer (Gianni Versache)

Birth
1969

Javagal Srinath, cricketer (Indian right-arm pace bowler since 1991)

Birth
1969

Nathan Minchey, pitcher (Boston Red Sox)

Birth