What Happened on July 4, 1931

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 1st fireworks are held at Cleveland Stadium
  • 1st trailside museum opens in Cleveland Metroparks

Famous Birthdays

  • Peter Richardson, British cricketer (England batsman mid-50's), born in Hereford, England (d. 2017)
  • Rick Casares, NFL fullback (Chicago Bears), born in Tampa, Florida (d. 2013)
  • Stephen Boyd [William Millar], Irish actor (Fantastic Voyage, Ben-Hur), born in Glengormley, County Antrim, Northern Ireland (d. 1977)

Famous Weddings


HeartWedding of Interest

Irish writer (Ulysses) James Joyce and Nora Barnacle finally marry in London registry office after meeting in 1904.

Novelist & Poet James Joyce
Novelist & Poet
James Joyce

Famous Deaths

  • Emanuele F duke of Aosta, Italian WW I-general/fascist, dies at 62
  • Hussein ibn-Ali, sjarif Mecca/king/kalief of Hedzjaz (1917-24), dies