On This Day

What Happened on July 31, 1918

Famous Birthdays

  • Hank Jones, American jazz pianist and composer, born in Vicksburg, Mississippi (d. 2010)
  • Paul D. Boyer, American biochemist and Nobel Prize Laureate for research on the "enzymatic mechanism underlying the biosynthesis of adenosine triphosphate (ATP)" (1997), born in Provo, Utah (d. 2018)
1918 Highlights

About July 31, 1918

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 102 years, 2 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Horse
Star Sign: Leo