What Happened on July 6, 1931

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • US Open Golf, Inverness Club, Ohio: Billy Burke wins by 1 stroke from George Von Elm in a second 36-hole playoff; longest playoff in tournament history

Famous Birthdays

  • Danny White, American singer and bandleader, born in New Orleans, Louisiana (d. 1996)
  • Donal Donnelly, Irish actor (The Godfather: Part III, Dead), born in Bradford, West Riding of Yorkshire, England (d. 2010)
  • Emily Nasrallah, Lebanese writer and women's rights activist (Birds of September, A Cat’s Diary), born in Kfeir, Lebanon (d. 2018)
  • Jean Campeau, French Canadian businessman and politician, born in Montreal, Quebec
  • László Tábori, Hungarian middle/long distance runner (1,500m world record 1955), born in Košice, Slovakia (d. 2018)