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Historical Events In August - 01

Monday, 19 April 2021

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  On this day in history sF Methodists establish 1st black church, Zion Methodist  

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

1857  Charles Turner, engraver, dies on this day in history.  

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

1858  Hans Rott, composer on August - 01.  

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  On this day in history montague Rhodes James, scholar/author/editor  

1863  On August - 01 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 August - 01 2nd Saratoga Racetrack (NY) opens  

1864  On this day in history battle of Petersburg, VA  

1867  Blacks vote for first time in a state election in South (Tennessee) on this day in history.  

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  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 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 August - 01.  

1873  SF's 1st cable car begins service on August - 01.  

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

1876  On August - 01 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  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 August - 01 emilie Rose Macaulay, English writer  

1882  Vaclav Klicka, composer on August - 01.  

1882  On this day in history 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  Karl Wilhelm Dindorf, classic scholar, dies on this day in history.  

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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  Peter van Herenthals, South Netherlands theologist/church historian was born on this day in history.  

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

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

1520  On this day in history birth of sigismund II Augustus, King of Poland (1548-72)  

1545  Andrew Melville, Scottish theologian and religious reformer (d. 1622) was born on August - 01.  

1555  Edward Kelley, English spirit medium (d. 1597) was born on August - 01.  

1579  On August - 01 birth of luís Vélez de Guevara, Spanish writer (d. 1644)  

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Famous Deaths In August - 01

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0527  On this day in history justinus I, Byzantine emperor (518-27), dies  

1137  On August - 01 louis VI, King of France, dies (1108-37)  

1190  Floris III, Count of Holland, dies on August - 01.  

1227  On August - 01 death of shimazu Tadahisa, Japanese warlord (b. 1179)  

1402  On August - 01 death of edmund of Langley, 1st Duke of York, son of Edward III of England (b. 1341)  

1457  On this day in history laurentius Valla, Italian philosopher (Voluptate), dies at about 50  

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

1541  On August - 01 death of simon Grynaeus, German theologian (b. 1493)  

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