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Historical Events In August - 01

Sunday, 27 September 2020

1848  On August - 01 františek Kmoch, Czech composer and conductor  

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

1852  On August - 01 sF Methodists establish 1st black church, Zion Methodist  

1855  Castle Clinton in NYC opens as 1st US receiving station for immigrants on this day in history.  

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

1858  On August - 01 the first street mailboxes-Boston, Mass  

1858  Hans Rott, composer on this day in history.  

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 this day in history.  

1861  Brazil recognizes Confederacy on August - 01.  

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

1862  Montague Rhodes James, scholar/author/editor on this day in history.  

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

1863  Gaston Doumergue, premier/pres of France (1913..34) on August - 01.  

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

1864  Battle of Petersburg, VA on this day in history.  

1867  Blacks vote for first time in a state election in South (Tennessee) on August - 01.  

1867  Blacks vote for 1st time in a state election in South (Tenn) on this day in history.  

1867  William Orlamond, Denmark, actor (Flesh & Devil, Wind) on this day in history.  

1869  First raft voyage down Colorado River on August - 01.  

1869  1st voyage down Colorado River on this day in history.  

1871  Oskar Fried, composer on August - 01.  

1873  On this day in history san Francisco - first cable car begins service  

1873  The first trial run of SF cable car, Clay Street between Kearny & Jones on this day in history.  

1873  SF's 1st cable car begins service on this day in history.  

1876  On August - 01 colorado becomes 38th state  

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  SF Public Library opens with 5,000 volumes on August - 01.  

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

1881  On August - 01 uS Quarantine Station authorized for Angel Island, SF Bay  

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

1882  On this day in history vaclav Klicka, composer  

1882  On this day in history henry Clarence Kendall, Australian poet, dies of tuberculosis at 43  

1883  A papyrus offered to Brit Museum for £10,000 (forgery) on this day in history.  

1883  On August - 01 karl Wilhelm Dindorf, classic scholar, dies  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 01

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1313  On this day in history birth of emperor Kogon of Japan (d. 1364)  

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

1377  Emperor Go-Komatsu of Japan (d. 1433) was born on this day in history.  

1495  Jan Scorel, Dutch painter/architect was born on this day in history.  

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 August - 01.  

1579  Luís Vélez de Guevara, Spanish writer (d. 1644) was born on this day in history.  

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Famous Deaths In August - 01

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0527  Justinus I, Byzantine emperor (518-27), dies on this day in history.  

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

1190  On August - 01 floris III, Count of Holland, dies  

1227  Death of Shimazu Tadahisa, Japanese warlord (b. 1179) on this day in history.  

1402  Death of Edmund of Langley, 1st Duke of York, son of Edward III of England (b. 1341) on August - 01.  

1457  On August - 01 laurentius Valla, Italian philosopher (Voluptate), dies at about 50  

1464  Death of Cosimo de' Medici, ruler of Florence (b. 1386) on August - 01.  

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

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