January 31, 1797
Franz Schubert is born. He was one of the most important Austrian composers and leading figures of the early Romantic era, with 600 lieder, 9 symphonies, operas and many more.
January 31, 1929
The Soviet Union exiles Leon Trotsky.
January 31, 1937
Philip Glass is born. He is an American music composer who describes himself as classicist.
January 31, 1963
The Beach Boys record Surffin’USA.
January 31, 1990
The first McDonald’s in the Soviet Union opens in Moscow.
Alessia di Matteo, a 7 month old baby from Italy recieves 8 new organs in a single transplant operation. The operation was made at Jackson Memorial Hospital and she received a new liver, stomach, pancreas, small intestine, large intestine, spleen and two kidneys.The lead surgeon was Dr. Andreas Tzakis.