Historical happenings

7/26/1759 ~ 11,000 British troops drive a token French garison of 400 out of Fort Ticonderoga, New York

7/26/1878 ~ In California, poet and American West outlaw calling himself “Black Bart” makes his last clean getaway when he steals a safe box from a Wells Fargo stagecoach. The empty box found later with a taunting poem inside.

7/26/1903 ~ 1st automobile trip across the United States (SF-NY) completed by Horatio Nelson Jackson and Sewall K. Crocker

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