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
  • 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

LoveWedding of Interest

Musician Ray Charles (20) weds Eileen Williams in Georgia

Musician Ray Charles
Ray Charles

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? 69 years, 4 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Baby Boomer
Chinese Zodiac: Rabbit
Star Sign: Leo