On This Day

What Happened on July 31, 1929

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Aristide Briand becomes premier of France for the 6th time

Famous Birthdays

  • Don Murray, American actor (Bus Stop, Advise & Consent, Endless Love), born in Hollywood, California
  • José Santamaría, Uruguayan soccer defender (Uruguay 20, Spain 16 caps; Real Madrid), born in Montevideo, Uruguay
  • Lynne Reid Banks, British author (The Indian in the Cupboard), born in London
  • Oriana Fallaci, Italian journalist and writer, born in Florence, Italy (d. 2006)