What Happened on July 31, 1951

Historical Events

  • Japan Airlines is established

Famous Birthdays

  • Barry Van Dyke, American 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 (72 years old)

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
Born in 1951

Famous Weddings

Ray Charles

American musician Ray Charles (20) weds Eileen Williams in Georgia; divorce in 1952

Famous Deaths

  • J. Van Oudshoorn [Jan Koos Feylbrief], Dutch writer (Maze of Sentences), dies at 74
1951 Highlights

About July 31, 1951

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 72 years, 1 month and 30 days
Leap Year: No

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