Historical Events for 24th July 2019

1847 – Rotary-type printing press patents received by Richard March Hoe, NYC
1866 – Tennessee becomes 1st Confederate state readmitted to Union
1956 – Brendan Behan’s “Quare Fellow” premieres in London
1961 – Edwin Newman becomes news anchor of Today Show
1967 – PGA Championship, Columbine CC: Don January wins his only major title in 18-hole playoff with Don Messengale (69-71)
1983 – “Mame” opens at Gershwin Theater NYC for 41 performances
1992 – Shankar Dayal Sharma is elected ninth Indian President
1994 – 32nd Tennis Fed Cup: Spain beats USA in Frankfurt Germany (3-0)
2002 – James Traficant is expelled from the United States House of Representatives on a vote of 420 to 1
2017 – Polish President Andrzej Duda vetoes 2 laws to put Polish courts under political control

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