What Happened on July 31, 1954

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • First ascent of K2, by an Italian expedition led by Ardito Desio.
  • Mil Braves' Joe Adcock sets record of 18 total bases (4 hrs, 1 double)

Famous Birthdays

  • Derek Smith, Canadian ice hockey player

Famous Weddings


HeartWedding of Interest

"Arthur Godfrey's Talent Scouts" guest host Steve Allen (32) weds actress Jayne Meadows (33)

TV Personality, Comedian and Composer Steve Allen
TV Personality, Comedian and Composer
Steve Allen

Famous Deaths

  • Onofre Marimón, Argentine racing driver (b. 1923)