What Happened on July 1, 1931

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Cleveland Municipal Stadium (Indians MLB, Browns NFL, 78,189 capacity) is completed, closed 1993
  • Ice vending machines introduced in LA 25 lbs, 15 cents
  • Trans African Railway in use (Benguela, Angola-Jadotville, Congo)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

US President Herbert Hoover places a one year moratorium on war debt payments

31st US President Herbert Hoover
31st US President
Herbert Hoover

Famous Birthdays

  • Leslie Caron, French-American actress (Gigi, Father Goose), born in Boulogne-Biliancourt, Seine

Famous Deaths


Person of interestAlice Mary Robertson

Alice Mary Robertson, American educator, social worker and 2nd woman in US Congress, dies at 77

2nd Woman Elected to Congress and Educator Alice Mary Robertson
2nd Woman Elected to Congress and Educator
Alice Mary Robertson