Historical Events for 24th July 2022

1673 – Edmund Halley enters The Queen’s College, Oxford, as an undergraduate
1683 – 1st settlers from Germany to US, leave aboard Concord
1833 – HMS Beagle departs Maldonado, Uruguay
1911 – Cleve’s League Park hosts 1st unofficial ML All Star game (benefit game for Addie Joss’ family). Cleveland Naps lose to All Stars 5-3
1935 – The world’s first children’s railway opens in Tbilisi, USSR
1963 – Dutch government of Marijnen forms
1979 – Red Sox Carl Yastrzemski hits his 400th HR
1985 – Indian Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi signs a peace accord with Sikh leader Harchand Singh Longowai to settle the three-year Punjab crisis
2012 – John Dramani becomes President of Ghana after the death of President John Atta Mills
2019 – 10th million Mini car produced during its 60th anniversary year in Oxford, England

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