What Happened on July 31, 1971

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Apollo 15 astronauts take 6½ hour electric car ride on Moon
  • Deventer Soccer team Go Ahead Eagles forms
  • Venezuela's Hydrocarbons Reversion Law mandates gradual transfer to government ownership of all "unexploited concession areas" by 1974 and "all their residual assets" by 1983

Famous Birthdays

  • Gus Frerotte, NFL quarterback (Washington Redskins)
  • John Lowery, American guitarist (The Devil Knows My Name), born in Grosse Pointe, Michigan