On This Day

What Happened on July 31, 1963

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Arturo Illia elected President of Argentina
  • Cleve ties record of 4 consecutive HRs (Held, Ramos, Francona, Brown)
  • Cleveland Indians hit 4 consecutive home runs to beat Angels, 9-5; Woodie Held, Pedro Ramos, Tito Francona and Larry Brown all go deep off Paul Foytack in 6th inning

Famous Birthdays

  • Brian Skrudland, Canadian NHL center (fastest goal in playoff OT-0:09 seconds Game 2 1986), born in Peace River, Alberta
  • Norman Cook [Fatboy Slim], English musician and record producer (Housemartins, Fatboy Slim), born in Bromley, England