On This Day

What Happened on July 31, 1975

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • The Miami Showband killings: Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF), a loyalist paramilitary group, shoot dead three members of an Irish showband at Buskhill, County Down, Ireland

Famous Birthdays

  • Allan von Schenkel, American musician
  • Andrew Hall, South African cricket batsman (21 Tests; HS 163 v India 1st Test 2004), born in Johannesburg, Transvaal
  • Mike Lincoln, American baseball player
  • Randy Flores, American baseball player
  • Sergei Gusev, Nizhny Tagil Russia, NHL defenseman (Dallas Stars)
  • Simon Hirst, British radio DJ