On This Day

What Happened on July 31, 1951

Historical Events

  • Japan Airlines is established

Famous Birthdays

  • Barry Van Dyke, actor (Battlestar Galactica, Diag Murder), born in Atlanta, Georgia
  • Carlo Karges, German guitarist and songwriter (Nena - "99 Luftballons"0, born in Hamburg, germany (d. 2002)
  • Evonne Goolagong Cawley, Australian tennis player (7 Grand Slam singles titles), born in Barellan, NSW
  • Gerald Anthony, American actor (Marco Dane-General Hospital, One Life to Live), born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Famous Weddings

Ray Charles

Musician Ray Charles (20) weds Eileen Williams in Georgia

Famous Deaths

  • J of Oudshoorn [John K Feylbrief], writer (Maze of Sentences), dies
1951 Highlights

About July 31, 1951

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 70 years, 3 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Leo