On This Day

What Happened on July 8, 1931

Famous Birthdays

  • Jerry Vale [Gennaro Vitaliano], American pop singer ("Arriverderci Roma"; "Have You Looked Into Your Heart"), born in The Bronx, New York City (d. 2014)
  • Louis Ballard [Hongan√≥zhe], Native American composer and educator (The Four Moons), born near Quapaw, Oklahoma (d. 2007) [1]

Roone Arledge

Roone Arledge, American sports broadcasting pioneer, President of ABC Sports (Monday Night Football) and ABC News, born in NYC, New York (d. 2002) [1] [2]

1931 Highlights

About July 8, 1931

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 90 years and 5 months
Leap Year: No

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