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.

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