On This Day

What Happened on July 21, 1931

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, Chilean Israeli composer, born in Santiago, Chile
  • Plas Johnson, American be-bop jazz and session saxophonist (sax solo on "The Pink Panther Theme"), born in Donaldsonville, Louisiana
1931 Highlights

About July 21, 1931

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 90 years, 4 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Cancer