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July 31, 2020 in History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in History

  • 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

Deaths in History

  • Alan Parker, English director (Bugsy Malone, Midnight Express), dies at 76 [1]
2020 in History