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Historical Events In August - 01

Friday, 03 July 2020

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

1852  SF Methodists establish first black church, Zion Methodist on this day in history.  

1852  SF Methodists establish 1st black church, Zion Methodist on this day in history.  

1855  On August - 01 castle Clinton in NYC opens as 1st US receiving station for immigrants  

1857  On August - 01 charles Turner, engraver, dies  

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

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 this day in history.  

1861  Brazil recognizes Confederacy on this day in history.  

1861  On August - 01 sam Jones, cricketer (Australian batsman of 1880's)  

1862  Montague Rhodes James, scholar/author/editor on August - 01.  

1863  On this day in history battle of Little Rock, Arkansas & start of Chattanooga campaign  

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

1864  On this day in history 2nd Saratoga Racetrack (NY) opens  

1864  On this day in history battle of Petersburg, VA  

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  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 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 this day in history sF's 1st cable car begins service  

1876  On this day in history colorado becomes 38th state  

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

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

1877  On August - 01 charlotte Hughes, 1990 (oldest person in Great Britain)  

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

1881  Emilie Rose Macaulay, English writer on this day in history.  

1882  On August - 01 vaclav Klicka, composer  

1882  Henry Clarence Kendall, Australian poet, dies of tuberculosis at 43 on this day in history.  

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

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

1322  Peter van Herenthals, South Netherlands theologist/church historian was born on August - 01.  

1377  Emperor Go-Komatsu of Japan (d. 1433) was born on August - 01.  

1495  On August - 01 birth of jan Scorel, Dutch painter/architect  

1520  Sigismund II Augustus, King of Poland (1548-72) was born on August - 01.  

1545  Andrew Melville, Scottish theologian and religious reformer (d. 1622) was born on this day in history.  

1555  On this day in history birth of edward Kelley, English spirit medium (d. 1597)  

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 August - 01.  

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

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

1464  On August - 01 death of cosimo de' Medici, ruler of Florence (b. 1386)  

1541  Death of Simon Grynaeus, German theologian (b. 1493) on August - 01.  

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