On This Day

What Happened on July 31, 1937

Famous Birthdays

  • Isabelle F Daniels, Jakin Georgia, 4X100m relayer (Olympic bronze 56)

Famous Deaths


Person of interestCharles E. Hires

Charles E. Hires, American pharmacist, inventor and manufacturer of the Hires Root Beer beverage, dies at 85

Pharmacist and Root Beer Brewer Charles E. Hires
Pharmacist and Root Beer Brewer
Charles E. Hires

1937 Highlights

About July 31, 1937

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 83 years, 5 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Leo