What Happened on July 31, 2016

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 98th PGA Championship: Jimmy Walker wins his first major by 1 shot at Baltusrol Golf Club
  • Yuriko Koike is the first woman to be elected Tokyo Governor

Event of interestEvent of Interest

“Harry Potter and the Cursed Child" a play by Jack Thorne, with contributions by J. K. Rowling is published worldwide at midnight

Novelist J. K. Rowling
J. K. Rowling

Famous Deaths

  • Seymour Papert, South African mathematician, dies at 88