Many people want to know What is special about today. In this article, we are providing Worldwide events happened on may 31 and Famous Birthdays on this day. You can also get information about Historical facts of the day May 31 in the areas like military, Politics, Science, Music, Sports, Arts, Entertainment, Births and Deaths and more information in this article. The Interesting Historical Facts that occurred around the world are mentioned here.
May 31 | What Happened In History Today?
This Day in History
Sigismund was crowned emperor of Rome.
|The U.S. Congress passed The Kansas-Nebraska Act.|
|To play the game of Town Ball, The Philadelphia Athletics were formally organized.|
|In London, Big Ben went into operation.|
|E.J. DeSmedt patented asphalt.|
|New York’s Madison Square Garden opened|
|In Newport, RI, The first U.S. national bicycle society was formed. It was known as the League of American Wheelman.|
|Dr. John Harvey Kellogg patented “flaked cereal.”|
|In Johnstown, PA, more than 2,200 people died after the South Fork Dam collapsed.|
|To help put down the Boxer Rebellion, U.S. troops arrived in Peking.|
|The Boer War ended between the Boers of South Africa and Great Britain with the Treaty of Vereeniging.|
|The first taxis arrived in New York City. They were the first in the United States.|
|The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) held its first conference.|
|1910||The Union of South Africa was founded.|
The 17th Amendment went into effect. It provided for popular election of U.S. senators.
|1915||An air raid on London was made by A German zeppelin.|
|1927||Ford Motor Company produced the last “Tin Lizzie” in order to begin production of the Model A.|
|1929||In Beverly, MA, the first U.S. born reindeer were born.|
|1941||The first issue of “Parade: The Weekly Picture Newspaper” went on sale.|
|1943||For the first time “Archie” was aired on the Mutual Broadcasting System.|
|1947||Communists seized control of Hungary.|
|1961||South Africa became an independent republic.|
|1962||Adolf Eichmann was hanged in Israel. Eichmann was a Gestapo official and was executed for his actions in the Nazi Holocaust.|
|1970||An earthquake in Peru killed tens of thousands of people.|
|1974||An agreement on the Golan Heights was signed by Israel and Syria.|
|1977||After 3 years of construction the oil pipeline of Trans-Alaska was finished.|
|1979||Zimbabwe proclaimed its independence.|
|1994||The U.S. announced it was no longer aiming long-range nuclear missiles at targets in the former Soviet Union.|
|1995||Bob Dole singled out Time Warner for “the marketing of evil” in movies and music.|
|2003||In North Carolina, Eric Robert Rudolph was captured.|
Famous Birthdays on May 31st
The famous people who born on May 31st are listed in below table. The following table includes the celebrities like Actors, Actresses, Models, Authors, Singers, Athletes, Musicians, Rappers and Producers in Chronological order. Read our article to know about Today Birthday celebrities in the World. Learn about famous people/celebrity birthdays today in our Article 31st May Famous Birthdays which are listed in below table. Find out which celebrity is blowing the birthday candles along with you today.
Today Famous Birthdays
|Walt Whitman- Poet, essayist, journalist, humanist|
|Fred Allen-American Comedian|
|Norman Vincent Peale-American Minister|
|Don Ameche-American Actor|
|Edward Bennett Williams-Attorney|
|Ellsworth Kelly -American Painter|
Prince Rainier III-Monarch
|Clint Eastwood- Actor (“Pale Rider”)|
|Shirley Verrett -American operatic soprano|
|Jim Hutton-American Actor|
Ronald Laird -Olympic Athlete
|Keir Dullea -American Actor|
Peter Yarrow – Musician (Peter, Paul and Mary)
|Terry Waite -Humanitarian|
|Augie Meyers – Musician (Texas Tornados)|
|Joe Namath – Football player|
Sharon Gless – Actress (“Cagney and Lacey”)
|John Bonham- Musician (Led Zeppelin)|
|Tom Berenger – Actor (“The Big Chill,” “Platoon”)|
Gregory Harrison – Actor
|Colm Meaney -Irish Actor|
|Roma Maffia – Actress (“Nip/Tuck”)|
|Chris Elliott – Comedian|
|Lea Thompson – Actress (“Back to the Future” movies)|
|Corey Hart – Singer|
|Wendy Smith – Musician (Prefab Sprout)|
|Darryl “D.M.C.” Matthews McDaniels – Rapper (D.M.C. of Run-D.M.C.)|
Kid Frost – Rapper
|Brooke Shields – Actress|
|Charlie Schlatter -American Actor|
|Kenny Lofton – Baseball player|
|Kurt Kelly – Voice Over artist|
|Christian McBride – Musician|
|Colin Farrell – Actor|
|Jake Peavy – Baseball player|
|Curtis Williams Jr-American Actor|
What Happened in India Today i.e on 31st May 2018
After listing out the Today Famous Birthdays, now we are providing the information of What happened in India Today. Many events have occurred on this day in History. The Historical facts that are important and occurred in India on May 31st are listed below. The famous Historic events, famous peoples births, and deaths that are occurred in India are listed in below table. The list of Today In Indian History in the below table are listed in Chronological Order.
Today In Indian History
Ahilyabai Holkar born.
The first Bengali Newspaper, Samachar Darpan, also the first in Indian Languages started publishing.
Pankaj Roy, Cricketer born.
Krishna (Telugu Film Hero), Member of Parliament
To care of East Bengal refugees, (PM Indira Gandhi Appealed for International help.
In Bangalore Fourth National Games opened.
World No-Tobacco Day -Human Chain in Chennai.
National Telecom Policy is approved by Cabinet.
In the Jan -March 2013 Quarter India grew by 4.8% and by 5% in the entire 2012-2013 F.Y. CSO announced today.