What Happened on July 31, 1953

Day of the Week: Friday

Famous Birthdays

  • Hugh McDowell, chelloist (ELO-Telephone Line)
  • James Read, American actor (North and South), born in Buffalo, New York
  • Jimmy Cook, South African cricketer (South African opening batsman 1992), born in Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Ted Baillieu, Australian Politician, Premier of Victoria (2010-13), born in Melbourne, Australia

Famous Deaths

  • Robert Taft, (Sen-R-Oh) "Mr Republican", dies in NY at 63