History is a cause of celebration and reflection. It is a source of inspiration. There have been uncountable inventions, innovations, treaties, and other significant events in the past and all of them have something to teach us, to inspire us to keep going and not to stop even if we fail. Start your day with a positive thought. Do something great today and we might publish it in our Daily Column in the years to come. Let us read the historical milestones of July 24:
1758: George Washington elected to Virginia House of Burgesses representing Frederick County
George Washington served in the Virginia House of Burgesses for a long time before the American Revolution. After a failed bid for a seat in December 1755, he won a political race in 1758 and spoke to Frederick County until 1765. That year he ran in Fairfax County, winning a seat which he would hold until 1775.
1793: France passes 1st copyright law
In 1793, another law was passed giving authors, writers, and specialists the selective option to sell and disperse their works, and the privilege was reached out to their beneficiaries and allocates for a long time after the writer’s demise.
1824: Harrisburg Pennsylvanian newspaper publishes results of 1st public opinion poll, with a clear lead for Andrew Jackson
The principal known case of an opinion poll was an assessment of public sentiment led by The Harrisburg Pennsylvanian in 1824. The opinion poll demonstrated Andrew Jackson driving John Quincy Adams by 335 votes to 169 in the challenge for the Presidency of the United States.
1832: Benjamin Bonneville leads the first wagon train across the Rocky Mountains by Wyoming’s South Pass
In 1832, Army Captain Benjamin Bonneville would lead a train of 20 carts and 110 men over South Pass and set up Ft. Bonneville on the Green River, demonstrating that carts could penetrate that obstruction, that there was a path over the Continent.
1847: Rotary-type printing press patents received by Richard March Hoe, NYC
Richard March Hoe was most notable for his invention in 1843 of the rotary print machine: type was set on a revolving cylinder, a plan that could print a lot quicker than the old flatbed print machine. It got U.S. Patent 5,199 out of 1847, and was set in business utilization that year.
1870: 1st trans-US rail service begins
1870 first trans-US rail administration starts 1877 first time government troops are utilized to battle strikers 1880 first business hydroelectric force plant on the planet starts producing power in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
1935: 1st greetings telegram sent in Britain
Welcome greetings were presented in Great Britain on 24 July 1935; for the installment of an additional 3d (three pence) individuals could have their telegram conveyed on a uniquely outlined structure total with a brilliant envelope. Welcome greetings had just demonstrated well known in different nations and they were a moment hit with the British open with almost 25,000 telegrams being sent in the principal week.
1958: 14 people named 1st life peers in the UK
On 24 July 1958, the initial 14 life Peers were reported in the London Gazette. The rundown included ten men and four ladies. Hugh Gaitskell, the Leader of the Opposition, assigned six individuals for a real existence peerage, six of the ten men named were previous MPs, and one of the four ladies was a genetic Peeress in her own right.
1976: John Naber is 1st to swim 200m backstroke under 2 minutes
Naber was the main man under 2 minutes for the 200 meter back, the first under 1:50 for 200 yds. back, the first under 50 seconds for the 100 yards back, and the first under 56 seconds for the 100 meter back. He won the Sullivan Award as the USA’s No. 1 competitor in 1977, was 1976 Southern California Athlete of the year, 1976 World Male Swimmer of the year, and was even named the USA.
1992: Shankar Dayal Sharma is elected ninth Indian President
Shankar Dayal Sharma, Ninth President of India. He expected his last governorship in Maharashtra in 1986 and later was chosen for a 5-year term as the Vice-President. Shankar Dayal Sharma was born on August 19, 1918, and died on December 26, 1999. He was the ninth President of the Republic of India serving from 1992 to 1997.
2019: 10th million Mini car produced during its 60th anniversary year in Oxford, England
AS MINI denotes its 60th commemoration this year, the brand just got another motivation to observe: The 10-millionth vehicle it delivered all-inclusive since 1959 had moved off its mechanical production system. The milestone vehicle — a Mini 60th Anniversary Edition — was worked at the brand’s plant in Oxford, England.