On This Day

What Happened on July 21, 1931

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Reno race track, becomes 1st in US to use daily double wagering

Famous Birthdays

  • Gene Fullmer, American boxer (world middleweight champion), born in West Jordan, Utah (d. 2015)
  • Leon Schidlowsky, composer
  • Plas Johnson, American jazz musician (The Pink Panther Theme), born in Donaldsonville, Louisiana