On This Day

What Happened on May 31, 1941

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • -June 1) 32.0 cm rain falls on Burlington Kansas (state record)
  • 1st issue of "Parade" goes on sale
  • A Luftwaffe air raid in Dublin, in neutral Ireland, claims 38 lives.
  • German occupiers forbids Jews access to beach & swimming pools

Famous Birthdays

  • Gil Morgan, American golfer (Senior Players C'ship 1998, The Tradition 1997, 98), born in Wewoka, Oklahoma
  • Johnny Paycheck, Greenfield OH, singer (Take This Job & Shove It)
  • June Clark, British Professor of Nursing (Middlesex U)
  • Kenneth Cooper, American harpsichordist/professor (Barnard, Bkln), born in NYC, New York
  • Louis J. Ignarro, American pharmacologist, Nobel Prize laureate
  • William Nordhaus, American economist (Nobel Prize 2018, climate change modelling), born in Albuquerque, New Mexico