Historical Events in July 1886

  • Jul 3 1st NY Tribune printing using 1st commercial linotype machine

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Jul 3 In Germany, Karl Benz drives 1st automobile

Automobile Engineer and Inventor Karl Benz
Automobile Engineer and Inventor
Karl Benz
  • Jul 4 1st scheduled transcontinental passenger train reaches Pt Moody, BC
  • Jul 6 Horlick's of Wisconsin offers 1st malted milk to public
  • Jul 10 George Goldie gets charter for Royal Niger Company
  • Jul 17 10th Wimbledon Men's Tennis: William Renshaw beats H Lawford (6-0 5-7 6-3 6-4)
  • Jul 23 Steve Brodie supposedly survives plunge from Brooklyn Bridge
  • Jul 24 China takes British protectorate of Burma
  • Jul 28 British government led by Lord Salisbury forms