On This Day

What Happened on July 31, 1940

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Riechskommissar Seyss-Inquart bans homosexuals

Famous Birthdays

  • Stanley Jaffe, American producer (Fatal Attraction), born in New Rochelle, New York

Famous Weddings

LoveWedding of Interest

Actress Loretta Young (27) weds advertising executive Tom Lewis at the chapel of St. Paul's Church in Westwood

Actress Loretta Young
Loretta Young

Famous Deaths

  • Whitey Krakow [or Krakower], American gangster and hitman (Murder Inc), murdered by "Bugsy" Siegel