July 31 Holidays

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Famous Birthdays Today

<div role="listitem" class="single-holiday w-dyn-item"><div class="position-relative---z-index-1"><div class="card card-image-top team-member-link-card"><a href="https://www.famouspeople.io/people/j-k-rowling" class="card-link-image---image-wrapper border-radius-32px w-inline-block" target="_blank"><div class="holiday-card-image w-embed"><img src="https://imagedelivery.net/lCsODh8EJUNDijZLbbcSWQ/67807260-3c5b-4d1d-d938-9b6dd72cfc00/mediumsquare" loading="lazy" alt="J.K. Rowling" class="holiday-card-image"></div></a><div class="flex-date"><div class="badge-primary small team-member-job-title-badge">Young Adult Author</div></div><div class="pd-left-and-right-20px pd-left-and-right-12px-mbp"><a href="https://www.famouspeople.io/people/j-k-rowling" class="holiday-card-title-block w-inline-block" target="_blank"><h3 class="card-link-title---hover-secondary-1 display-4 mg-bottom-2px">J.K. Rowling</h3></a></div></div></div></div><div role="listitem" class="single-holiday w-dyn-item"><div class="position-relative---z-index-1"><div class="card card-image-top team-member-link-card"><a href="https://www.famouspeople.io/people/mark-cuban" class="card-link-image---image-wrapper border-radius-32px w-inline-block" target="_blank"><div class="holiday-card-image w-embed"><img src="https://imagedelivery.net/lCsODh8EJUNDijZLbbcSWQ/818d0690-22df-4575-cfe4-b0088b886c00/mediumsquare" loading="lazy" alt="Mark Cuban" class="holiday-card-image"></div></a><div class="flex-date"><div class="badge-primary small team-member-job-title-badge">Entrepreneur</div></div><div class="pd-left-and-right-20px pd-left-and-right-12px-mbp"><a href="https://www.famouspeople.io/people/mark-cuban" class="holiday-card-title-block w-inline-block" target="_blank"><h3 class="card-link-title---hover-secondary-1 display-4 mg-bottom-2px">Mark Cuban</h3></a></div></div></div></div><div role="listitem" class="single-holiday w-dyn-item"><div class="position-relative---z-index-1"><div class="card card-image-top team-member-link-card"><a href="https://www.famouspeople.io/people/zac-brown" class="card-link-image---image-wrapper border-radius-32px w-inline-block" target="_blank"><div class="holiday-card-image w-embed"><img src="https://imagedelivery.net/lCsODh8EJUNDijZLbbcSWQ/29e29744-dffc-439b-8194-4980d7642f00/mediumsquare" loading="lazy" alt="Zac Brown" class="holiday-card-image"></div></a><div class="flex-date"><div class="badge-primary small team-member-job-title-badge">Country Singer</div></div><div class="pd-left-and-right-20px pd-left-and-right-12px-mbp"><a href="https://www.famouspeople.io/people/zac-brown" class="holiday-card-title-block w-inline-block" target="_blank"><h3 class="card-link-title---hover-secondary-1 display-4 mg-bottom-2px">Zac Brown</h3></a></div></div></div></div><div role="listitem" class="single-holiday w-dyn-item"><div class="position-relative---z-index-1"><div class="card card-image-top team-member-link-card"><a href="https://www.famouspeople.io/people/lil-uzi-vert" class="card-link-image---image-wrapper border-radius-32px w-inline-block" target="_blank"><div class="holiday-card-image w-embed"><img src="https://imagedelivery.net/lCsODh8EJUNDijZLbbcSWQ/395eca57-626f-4864-511a-a3aaf0849d00/mediumsquare" loading="lazy" alt="Lil Uzi Vert" class="holiday-card-image"></div></a><div class="flex-date"><div class="badge-primary small team-member-job-title-badge">Rapper</div></div><div class="pd-left-and-right-20px pd-left-and-right-12px-mbp"><a href="https://www.famouspeople.io/people/lil-uzi-vert" class="holiday-card-title-block w-inline-block" target="_blank"><h3 class="card-link-title---hover-secondary-1 display-4 mg-bottom-2px">Lil Uzi Vert</h3></a></div></div></div></div>

This Day in History

<div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>30 BC</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Mark Antony's Last Stand</div><div class='timeline-text'>In the Battle of Alexandria, Mark Antony earns a minor victory, which leads to his eventual suicide.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1618</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Dutch Reset Order</div><div class='timeline-text'>Maurice, Prince of Orange, dismantles the waardgelders militia in Utrecht.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1741</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Bavarian Invasion</div><div class='timeline-text'>Charles Albert of Bavaria marches into Upper Austria and Bohemia.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1790</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>First US Patent</div><div class='timeline-text'>The first U.S. patent is issued to inventor Samuel Hopkins for his potash process.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1874</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>African-American Academia Victory</div><div class='timeline-text'>Patrick Francis Healy becomes president of Georgetown University, the first African-American to lead a predominantly white university.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1904</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Russo-Japanese War Battle</div><div class='timeline-text'>In the Battle of Hsimucheng, units of the Imperial Japanese Army defeat units of the Imperial Russian Army.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1948</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>NY International Airport Dedication</div><div class='timeline-text'>New York International Airport, which would later be renamed John F. Kennedy International Airport, is dedicated at Idlewild Field in New York.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1971</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Apollo 15 Lunar Rover Ride</div><div class='timeline-text'>The astronauts of Apollo 15 become the first to ride in a lunar rover.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1991</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>START I Signing</div><div class='timeline-text'>The United States and Soviet Union sign the START I Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty, marking a key step towards disarmament.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>2012</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Phelps Sets Olympic Record</div><div class='timeline-text'>Michael Phelps surpasses the record set by Larisa Latynina in 1964 for the most medals won at the Olympics.</div></div></div>

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