Historical Events for 25th July 2021

1759 – British capture Fort Niagara from French (7 Years’ War)
1832 – 1st railroad accident in US, Granite Railway, Quincy, Massachusetts, kills 1
1866 – Ulysses S. Grant named 1st General of Army
1914 – Last day of club cricket for English legend W. G. Grace at age 66: makes unbeaten 69 runs for Eltham against Grove Park
1943 – Benito Mussolini dismissed as Italian Premier and arrested on the authority of King Victor Emmanuel III
1944 – Operation Cobra: US forces begin major offensive in Normandy with air bombardment
1964 – Beatles’ album “A Hard Day’s Night” goes #1, stays #1 for 14 weeks
1967 – Construction begins on San Francisco MUNI METRO (Market Street subway)
1978 – Cincinnati Red Pete Rose sets NL record hitting in 38 consecutive games
1986 – Sikhs extremist kill 16 hindus in Muhktsar India

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