Archive for July 31st, 2013

COVERED BY LIFE ON THIS DAY

july 31 1939
1939

july 31 1944
1944

life july 31 1950
1950

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TODAY IN HISTORY

ap bldg 2

EdDonahue
Ed Donahue

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‘’GENTLEMAN JIM’’ DIED ON THIS DAY IN 1964

Jim Reeves
  
     James Travis "Jim" Reeves
(August 20, 1923 – July 31, 1964)

Reeves songs continued to chart for years after his death. Reeves died
at age 40 in the crash of a private airplane. He is a member of both the
Country Music and Texas Country Music Halls of Fame.

Jim in plane

reves crash site
The crash site

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KMART FOUNDER BORN ON THIS DAY IN 1867

kresge 5 and 10

s.s. kresge ltr

s.s. kresge

Sebastian Spering Kresge (July 31, 1867 – October 18, 1966)

Kresge was the founder of the S. S. Kresge Company, one of the
20th century’s largest retail organizations. The company was later
renamed the Kmart Corporation in 1977.

kmart1

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