On This Day

What Happened on July 31, 1938

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 32nd Tour de France: Italian cyclist Gino Bartali wins both general and mountain classifications
  • Archaeologists discover engraved gold and silver plates from King Darius in Persepolis.
  • NY Yanks suspend Jake Powell, after he said on Chicago radio he'd "hit every colored person in Chicago over head with a club"