Historical Events for July 1859
Events 1 - 7 of 7
1st - 1st intercollegiate baseball game, Amherst beats Williams 66-32
1st - Balloon covers a record 809 miles over St Louis
4th - Austro-Sardinian War: the Battle of Magenta.
5th - Capt N C Brooks discovers Midway Islands
8th - King Charles XV/Carl IV accedes to the throne of Sweden-Norway.
12th - Paper bag manufacturing machine patents by William Goodale, Mass
22nd - V E Walker takes 10-74 in an innings for England v Surrey