Today in History
What happened on the 24th of July in history?
Edmund Halley enters Queen's College Oxford as an undergraduate.
French make 1st landing at site of Detroit.
Great Britain takes Gibralter from Spain
Mormon leader Brigham Young & followers arrive at Salt Lake City Ut
Martin Van Buren 8th pres dies in Kinderhook N.Y.
Tennessee becomes 1st Confederate state readmitted to Union.
Scopes guilty of teaching evolution in a Tn HS fined $100 & costs
Pres Hoover proclaims Kellogg-Briand Pact which renounced war
Alabama drops charges against 5 blacks accused of rape in Scottsboro
US detonates atomic bomb at Bikini Atoll
Pres Truman announced a settlement in a 53-day steel strike.
VP Nixon argued with Khrushchev known as the `Kitchen Debate'
Charles de Gaulle says 'Vive le Quebec libre! Long live free Quebec!'
Apollo 11 returns to Earth
Apollo 18 returns to Earth
Billy Martin resigns as Yankee manager after 'the one is a born liar the other a convicted one' comment about Steinbrenner & Jackson