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Historical Events In August - 01

Tuesday, 24 May 2022

1848  František Kmoch, Czech composer and conductor on this day in history.  

1852  On this day in history sF Methodists establish first black church, Zion Methodist  

1852  SF Methodists establish 1st black church, Zion Methodist on August - 01.  

1855  On this day in history castle Clinton in NYC opens as 1st US receiving station for immigrants  

1857  On this day in history charles Turner, engraver, dies  

1858  The first street mailboxes-Boston, Mass on this day in history.  

1858  On this day in history hans Rott, composer  

1860  European and North American Railway opens from Saint John, NB to Shediac. The line became part of the Intercolonial Railway on July 1, 1867 on August - 01.  

1861  On August - 01 brazil recognizes Confederacy  

1861  Sam Jones, cricketer (Australian batsman of 1880's) on August - 01.  

1862  On August - 01 montague Rhodes James, scholar/author/editor  

1863  Battle of Little Rock, Arkansas & start of Chattanooga campaign on this day in history.  

1863  On this day in history gaston Doumergue, premier/pres of France (1913..34)  

1864  On August - 01 2nd Saratoga Racetrack (NY) opens  

1864  Battle of Petersburg, VA on August - 01.  

1867  On August - 01 blacks vote for first time in a state election in South (Tennessee)  

1867  Blacks vote for 1st time in a state election in South (Tenn) on August - 01.  

1867  On August - 01 william Orlamond, Denmark, actor (Flesh & Devil, Wind)  

1869  On August - 01 first raft voyage down Colorado River  

1869  1st voyage down Colorado River on August - 01.  

1871  On this day in history oskar Fried, composer  

1873  On August - 01 san Francisco - first cable car begins service  

1873  On this day in history the first trial run of SF cable car, Clay Street between Kearny & Jones  

1873  On August - 01 sF's 1st cable car begins service  

1876  Colorado becomes 38th state on this day in history.  

1876  Wild Bill Hickok shot dead (from behind) by Jack McCall while playing poker. He held a pair of Aces & a pair of 8's on this day in history.  

1877  On August - 01 sF Public Library opens with 5,000 volumes  

1877  Charlotte Hughes, 1990 (oldest person in Great Britain) on August - 01.  

1881  US Quarantine Station authorized for Angel Island, SF Bay on this day in history.  

1881  On this day in history emilie Rose Macaulay, English writer  

1882  On August - 01 vaclav Klicka, composer  

1882  On August - 01 henry Clarence Kendall, Australian poet, dies of tuberculosis at 43  

1883  On this day in history a papyrus offered to Brit Museum for £10,000 (forgery)  

1883  On this day in history karl Wilhelm Dindorf, classic scholar, dies  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 01

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1313  Emperor Kogon of Japan (d. 1364) was born on this day in history.  

1322  On August - 01 birth of peter van Herenthals, South Netherlands theologist/church historian  

1377  On August - 01 birth of emperor Go-Komatsu of Japan (d. 1433)  

1495  Jan Scorel, Dutch painter/architect was born on August - 01.  

1520  Sigismund II Augustus, King of Poland (1548-72) was born on this day in history.  

1545  On this day in history birth of andrew Melville, Scottish theologian and religious reformer (d. 1622)  

1555  Edward Kelley, English spirit medium (d. 1597) was born on this day in history.  

1579  On this day in history birth of luís Vélez de Guevara, Spanish writer (d. 1644)  

Famous Deaths In August - 01

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0527  On August - 01 justinus I, Byzantine emperor (518-27), dies  

1137  On this day in history louis VI, King of France, dies (1108-37)  

1190  On this day in history floris III, Count of Holland, dies  

1227  On this day in history death of shimazu Tadahisa, Japanese warlord (b. 1179)  

1402  On this day in history death of edmund of Langley, 1st Duke of York, son of Edward III of England (b. 1341)  

1457  Laurentius Valla, Italian philosopher (Voluptate), dies at about 50 on August - 01.  

1464  Death of Cosimo de' Medici, ruler of Florence (b. 1386) on this day in history.  

1541  On this day in history death of simon Grynaeus, German theologian (b. 1493)  

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