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 This day in History - August 31
390 Historic Events for August 31
1931

Jean Marc Beliveau, NHL center (Montreal Canadiens, 10 Stanley Cups)

Birth
1931

Marcel Planiol, French private law scholar, dies

Death
1931

Dan Rather, news anchor (CBS-TV)

Birth
1932

Benito Wogatzki, writer

Birth
1932

Robert [Franklin] Adams, US, sci-fi author (Castaways in Time)

Birth
1932

Roy Castle, entertainer

Birth
1934

1st NFL Chicago All-Star Game: Chi Bears 0, All-Stars 0 (79,432)

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1934

Johan H A Schaper, Dutch MP (SDAP), dies

Death
1935

Eldridge Cleaver, Black Panther turned Republican

Birth
1935

Chic White Sox Vern Kennedy no-hits Cleve Indians, 5-0

Event
1935

1st national skeet championship (Indianapolis)

Event
1935

Russian Aleksei Stachanov digs 6 hours, 105 tons of cabbages

Event
1935

Abraham Isaac Kook, rabbi/author (Hokhmat Ha-kodesh), dies

Death
1935

White Sox Vern Kennedy no-hits Indians 5-0

Event
1935

Frank Robinson, baseball player/manager (MVP 1961-NL 1966-AL)

Birth
1935

FDR signs an act prohibiting export of US arms to belligerents

Event
1936

Marva Nettles Collins, educator (west side preparatory school)

Birth
1937

Det's rookie Rudy York sets record for HRs of 18 HRs in August

Event
1937

Warren Berlinger, Bkln, actor (Larry-Joey Bishop Shop, Take Two)

Birth
1937

Guido de Moor, Dutch actor (Apart, Because the Cats)

Birth
1938

5th NFL Chicago All-Star Game: All-Stars 28, Washington 16 (74,250)

Event
1939

Japanese invasion army driven out of Mongolia

Event
1939

Staged "Polish" assault on radio station in Gleiwitz

Event
1939

Jerry Allison, Hillsboro Tx, rock drummer (Buddy Holly and Crickets)

Birth
1940

1st edition pf illegal opposition newspaper Free Netherlands

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