What Happened on July 31, 1919

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • The Weimar Constitution establishing the German Republic is adopted

Famous Birthdays

  • Curt Gowdy, American sportscaster (ABC), born in Green River, Wyoming (d. 2006)
  • Hemu Ramchandra Adhikari, Indian cricketer (Indian righty batsman 1947-59), born in Pune, India (d. 2003)
  • Norman Del Mar, British conductor and writer (Conducting Brahms), born in London (d. 1994)
  • Primo Levi, Italian chemist and writer (Survival in Auschwitz), born in Turin, Italy (d. 1987)

Famous Deaths

  • R G Barlow, cricketer (591 runs/34 wickets/17 Tests for England), dies