31 May It Happened Today
1594 Death of Venetian painter Tintoretto.
1809 Death of Austrian composer Franz Joseph Haydn.
1927 The last Model T rolls off the Ford production line.
1930 Birth of American actor Clint Eastwood.
1939 Great Britain interns Oswald Mosley and other fascist sympathisers.
1957 American writer Arthur miller convicted of contempt of Congress for refusing to name writers believed to be communist.
1983 Death of American boxer Jack Dempsey.