On This Day

What Happened on July 31, 1941

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • U-boats sink and damage 21 allied ships this month (80,521 tons)

Famous Birthdays

  • Amarsinh Chaudhary, Indian politician, born in Surat, India (d. 2004)
  • Gerry Philbin, American NFL defensive end (All-time All-AFL Team; NY Jets), born in Pawtucket, Rhode Island
  • Heather McKay, Australian squash player (British Open 1962-77, inaugural women's World Open 1976), born in Queanbeyan, NSW