Historical Events in July 1860

  • Jul 9 Temperature hits 115°F in Fort Scott and 112°F in Topeka, Kansas
  • Jul 19 1st railroad reaches Kansas
  • Jul 24 Olympics beat St. George, 25-17 at St. Georges Cricket Grounds, Philadelphia in first baseball game played in enclosed field
  • Jul 25 1st US intercollegiate billiard match (Harvard vs Yale)