On This Day

What Happened on July 31, 1886

Famous Birthdays

  • Constant Permeke, Flemish painter and statues artist (Sow), born in Antwerp, Belgium (d. 1952)
  • Fred Quimby, American film producer (Tom and Jerry), born in Minneapolis, Minnesota (d. 1965)
  • Larry Doyle, American baseball second baseman (NL MVP 1912, NL batting champion 1915; NY Giants), born in Caseyville, Illinois (d. 1974)
  • Salvatore Maranzano, Sicilian-born American organized crime figure, born in Sicily, Italy (d. 1931)

Famous Deaths

Person of interestFranz Liszt

Franz Liszt, Hungarian romantic composer and virtuoso pianist (Faust Symphony), dies of heart disease at 74

Composer & Pianist Franz Liszt
Composer & Pianist
Franz Liszt
1886 Highlights

About July 31, 1886

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 135 years, 1 month and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Leo