What Happened on July 31, 1948

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • "Brigadoon" closes at Ziegfeld Theater NYC after 581 performances
  • US President Harry Truman dedicates Idlewild Field (now Kennedy Airport), NY

Famous Birthdays

  • Leaveil Degree, rocker (Whispers)

Famous Deaths

  • Maria "Marie" Hens, Flemish actress (Female Revue), dies at 70