On This Day

What Happened on July 31, 1963

Historical Events

  • Arturo Illia elected President of Argentina
  • MLB Cleveland Indians ties record of 4 consecutive home runs to beat California 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
  • Denise Johnson, British rock and soul singer (Primal Scream - "Don’t Fight It, Feel It"), and songwriter ("Where Does It Go") born in Manchester, England (d. 2020)
  • Fatboy Slim [Norman Cook], British musician and record producer (Housemartins; Fatboy Slim), born in Bromley, England
1963 Highlights

About July 31, 1963

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 58 years, 3 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

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