| Share
 
Today in History  July 31 Yesterday
Tomorrow

1498

Columbus arrived at the island of Trinidad.

1777

The Marquis de Lafayette became a major-general in the American Continental Army.

1790

The first U.S. patent was issued to Samuel Hopkins of Vermont for a process of making fertilizer.

1875

Andrew Johnson, the 17th president of the United States, died in Tennessee.

1954

Mount Godwin-Austen (K2), the world's second-highest peak, was climbed for the first time, by an Italian team led by Ardito Desio.

1964

The U.S. space probe Ranger 7 transmitted pictures of the Moon’s surface.

Yesterday | Tomorrow
or choose another day:

or select month and date:

or enter a year:
 

Infoplease Daily Almanac

24 X 7

Private Tutor

Click Here for Details
24 x 7 Tutor Availability
Unlimited Online Tutoring
1-on-1 Tutoring