On This Day

What Happened on July 8, 1931

Famous Birthdays

  • Jerry Vale [Genaro Louis Vitaliano], American singer (Arriverderci Roma), born in NYC (d. 2014)
  • Louis Ballard [Hongan√≥zhe], Native American composer and educator (The Four Moons), born near Quapaw, Oklahoma (d. 2007) [1]

Person of interestRoone Arledge

Roone Arledge, American President of ABC Sports (Monday Night Football), born in NYC, New York

Sports Broadcasting Pioneer and President of ABC Sports Roone Arledge
Sports Broadcasting Pioneer and President of ABC Sports
Roone Arledge

1931 Highlights

About July 8, 1931

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 89 years, 4 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

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