What Happened on July 21, 1931

Historical Events

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

Famous Birthdays

  • (Conrad) "Sonny" Clark, American hard pop jazz and session pianist, composer, and group leader (Sonny's Crib), born in Herminie, Pennsylvania (d. 1963)
  • Gene Fullmer, American boxer (World Middleweight title 1957; NBA [WBA] World Middleweight title 1959-62), born in West Jordan, Utah (d. 2015)
  • León Schidlowsky, Chilean-Israeli composer (Absalom; The Darkest Night; Before Breakfast), graphic artist, and painter, born in Santiago, Chile
  • Plas Johnson, American be-bop jazz and session saxophonist (sax solo on "The Pink Panther Theme"), born in Donaldsonville, Louisiana
Born in 1931
1931 Highlights

About July 21, 1931

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 92 years, 2 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

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