On This Day

What Happened on July 31, 2019

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events


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American officials announce Osama bin Laden's son, Hamza bin Laden and potential successor has been killed in US air strikes in Pakistan

Islamic Militant and Terrorist Osama bin Laden
Islamic Militant and Terrorist
Osama bin Laden

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Russian President Vladimir Putin orders Russian army to help put out huge wildfires in Siberia covering three million hectares (7.4 million acres) after 700,000 people sign petition

Russian President Vladimir Putin
Russian President
Vladimir Putin
  • US Federal Reserve cuts interest rates for the first time since 2008 by 0.25%

Famous Deaths

  • V. G. Siddhartha, Indian coffee entrepreneur (CafĂ© Coffee Day), found dead at 60