Historical Events for 22nd July 2019

1627 – English fleet under George Villiers lands on the Rhe [OS=June 12]
1793 – Alexander Mackenzie reaches the Pacific Ocean, becoming the first Euro-American to complete a transcontinental crossing of Canada
1905 – Philadelphia Athletic’s Weldon Henley no-hits St Louis Browns, 6-0
1935 – Lester Walton appointed US minister to Liberia
1939 – Jane Bolin becomes the 1st African American female judge in New York
1954 – WTHI TV channel 10 in Terre Haute, IN (CBS) begins broadcasting
1983 – Angels OF Brian Downing error ends his record streak at 244 games
1994 – William Sigei runs world record 10k (26:52.53)
1997 – The second Blue Water Bridge opens between Port Huron, Michigan and Sarnia, Ontario
2015 – ‘Oldest’ Qur’an fragments discovered in collection of Birmingham University, radiocarbon testing dates to AD568 – AD645

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