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July 31, 2016 in History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in History

  • Yuriko Koike is the first woman to be elected Tokyo Governor

Book releaseHistoric Publication

“Harry Potter and the Cursed Child", a play by Jack Thorne with contributions by J. K. Rowling is published worldwide at midnight

Novelist J. K. Rowling
J. K. Rowling

Weddings in History

  • Herjavec Group CEO Robert Herjavec (53) weds former "Dancing with the Stars" Kym Johnson (39) in Los Angeles, California

Deaths in History

  • Seymour Papert, South African mathematician, dies at 88
2016 in History