On This Day

What Happened on July 31, 2006

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Fidel Castro temporarily hands over power to brother Raúl Castro. This leads to a celebration in Little Havana (La Pequeña Habana in Spanish), Miami, Florida, where many Cuban Americans participated.

President of Cuba Raúl Castro
President of Cuba
Raúl Castro

Famous Deaths

  • Paul Eells, American sportscaster ("Voice of the Razorbacks"), dies at 70