What Happened on July 31, 2020

Historical Events

  • Apple wildfire starts near Beaumont, California, forcing the evacuation of nearly 8,000 people over the next few days
  • Eurozone economic activity falls 11.9% for April-June with Spain the worst at -18.5%, its deepest in modern times
  • Mexico overtakes the UK to have the world's third highest death toll from COVID-19 with 46,688 fatalities

Famous Deaths

  • Alan Parker, English director (Bugsy Malone, Midnight Express), dies at 76 [1]
  • Stephen Tataw, Cameroonian soccer right-back (63 caps; captain Cameroon national team FIFA World Cup 1990, 94), dies at 57
2020 Highlights

About July 31, 2020

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 2 years, 2 months and 5 days
Leap Year: Yes

Generation: Generation Alpha
Chinese Zodiac: Rat
Star Sign: Leo

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Rockstar - DaBaby Featuring Roddy Ricch
  • UK #1 Song: Head & Heart - Joel Corry Ft. Mnek