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 This day in History - August 31
390 Historic Events for August 31
1995

David Farrar, actor (Beat Girl, I Accuse, Watusi), dies at 87

Death
1995

Beant Singh, PM of Punjab province of India, assassinated at 73

Death
1995

Hajime Miterai, industrialist, dies at 56

Death
1995

John Erik Jonsson, businessman/Mayor of Dallas, dies at 93

Death
1995

Horst Janssen, graphic Artist, dies at 65

Death
1996

David Scott, priest, dies at 72

Death
1996

Harald James Penrose, pilot, dies at 92

Death
1996

Milton "Tippy" Larkin, band leader, dies at 85

Death
1996

Ljuba Welitsch, opera singer, dies at 83

Death
1997

Scott Hoch wins Greater Milwaukee Golf Open with a 268

Event
1997

Pittsburgh Senior Golf Classic

Event
1997

Don Mattingly's #23 is retired by NY Yankees

Event
1997

"Gin Game," closes at Lyceum Theater NYC after 144 performances

Event
1997

Last episode of Rolanda airs

Event
1997

Diana Spencer, princess of England, dies in car crash in Paris at 36

Death