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July 1931

Learn the most interesting events and historical facts that happened in July 1931.
The US president was Herbert Hoover (Republican), the UK Prime Minister was Ramsay MacDonald (Labour), Pope Pius XI was leading the Catholic Church.

But much more happened on July 1931: find out below


Historical Events

Which were the important events of July 1931?


  • 01 Jul 1931 Cleveland Municipal Stadium is completed
  • 03 Jul 1931 51st Wimbledon Mens Tennis: Sid Wood Jr beats F X Shields (walkover)
  • 04 Jul 1931 1st fireworks are held at Cleveland Stadium
  • 06 Jul 1931 35th US Golf Open: Billy Burke shoots a 292 at Inverness Club Ohio
  • 09 Jul 1931 Irish racing driver Kaye Don breaks the world water speed record at Lake Garda, Italy.''BBC History'', July 2011, p12
  • 10 Jul 1931 In Malinta, Ohio, USA an overhead cometary fragment explosion occurs, producing a crater, a smell of sulfur, windows broken in a farmhouse, and four telephone poles snapped.
  • 11 Jul 1931 New York Giants beat Philadelphia Phillies 23-8.
  • 12 Jul 1931 45,715 fans in 35,000 seat Sportsman Park St. Louis, help cause many ground ruled doubles, 11 in 1st game and 21 in 2nd game for 32
  • 16 Jul 1931 Emperor Haile Selassie of Ethiopia signs the first constitution of Ethiopia.
  • 18 Jul 1931 1st air-conditioned ship (Mariposa) launched
  • 23 Jul 1931 Ashmore and Cartier Island in Indian Ocean are transferred to Australia.
  • 24 Jul 1931 Paavo Nurmi runs world record 2 mile
  • 26 Jul 1931 The millennialist Bible Student movement adopts the name Jehovah's Witnesses at a meeting in Columbus, Ohio.
  • 27 Jul 1931 Grasshoppers in Iowa, Nebr and SD destroyed thousands of acres of crops
  • 28 Jul 1931 Congress makes Star-Spangled Banner our 2nd national anthem
  • 31 Jul 1931 USS Constitution is recommissioned as an active vessel in the US Navy.
  • 01 Jul 1931 United Airlines begins service (as Boeing Air Transport).


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