On This Day

What Happened on July 31, 1986

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • 19th San Diego Comic-Con International opens at Hotel San Diego

Famous Birthdays

  • Evgeni Malkin, Russian NHL center (World C'ship gold 2012, 14; Pittsburg Penguins), born in Magnitogorsk, Chelyabinsk Oblast

Famous Deaths

  • Chiune Sugihara, Japanese diplomat (b. 1900)
  • Theodore "Teddy" Wilson, US jazz pianist/arranger, dies at 73