What Happened on July 4, 1931

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 1st fireworks are held at Cleveland Stadium
  • 1st trailside museum opens in Cleveland Metroparks

Famous Birthdays

  • Peter Richardson, cricketer (England batsman mid-50's)
  • Rick Casares, NFL fullback (Chicago Bears), born in Tampa, Florida (d. 2013)
  • Stephen Boyd [William Millar], Glengormley, County Antrim, Irish actor (Fantastic Voyage, Ben-Hur)

Famous Weddings

HeartWedding of Interest

Irish writer (Ulysses) James Joyce and Nora Barnacle finally marry in London registry office after meeting in 1904.

Novelist & Poet James Joyce
Novelist & Poet
James Joyce

Famous Deaths

  • Emanuele F duke of Aosta, Italian WW I-general/fascist, dies at 62
  • Hussein ibn-Ali, sjarif Mecca/king/kalief of Hedzjaz (1917-24), dies