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On this Day

August 31

Matchmaker Day

1798 Irish Rebellion

1887 The Kinetoscope is panted by Thomas Edison

1888 Jack the Ripper's first murder victim Mary Ann Nichols

1913 PSV Philips Sport Vereining Eredivisie are established

1920 The first news broadcast airs on Detroit radio station

1957 Malaysia becomes an independent country

1974 The Rolling Stones release the album Goats Soup Head

1976 My Sweet Lord by George Harrison is founded to be plagiarised by the courts.

1987 The music video Bad by Michael Jackson premieres on CBS

1992 WNCX 98.5 in Cleveland first air the Howard Stern Show

1996 Swingers premiers at Venice Film Festival

1997 Diana Princes of Wales & Dodi Fayed are killed in a car crash Pont de l’Alma France

2006 “The Scream” is recovered by Norwegian Police

Happy Birthday

1931 Jean Beliveau in NHL great with the most Stanley Cup Champions with 17.

1945 Van Morrison musician

1945 Bob Welch musician in the band Fleetwood Mac

1957 Gina Schock musician in the band The Go-Go’s

1970 Debbie Gibson pop star

1977 Jeff Hardy Wrestler

1979 Mickie James Wrestler

1985 Rolando football player

1986 Riza Santos model Miss Universe Canada 2013

1992 Holly Early actress


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