July 31, 1970 in History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in History


CommunicationBlack Tot Day

Black Tot Day: the last day of the officially sanctioned rum ration in the Royal Navy (started 1740)

  • Daniel O'Hagan (19), a Catholic civilian, is shot dead by the British Army during a serious riot in the New Lodge Road area of Belfast, Northern Ireland

Birthdays in History

  • Ahmad Akbarpour, Iranian writer (The Train of That Night), born in Chah Varz, Lamerd, Iran