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Historical Events In August - 01

Tuesday, 19 January 2021

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 August - 01.  

1858  Hans Rott, composer on this day in history.  

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

1861  On this day in history brazil recognizes Confederacy  

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  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  Battle of Petersburg, VA on August - 01.  

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  On this day in history william Orlamond, Denmark, actor (Flesh & Devil, Wind)  

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 August - 01 san Francisco - first cable car begins service  

1873  On August - 01 the first trial run of SF cable car, Clay Street between Kearny & Jones  

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

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 August - 01.  

1877  SF Public Library opens with 5,000 volumes on this day in history.  

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

1881  On this day in history uS Quarantine Station authorized for Angel Island, SF Bay  

1881  On August - 01 emilie Rose Macaulay, English writer  

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 August - 01 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  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 August - 01.  

1495  On this day in history birth of jan Scorel, Dutch painter/architect  

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

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 this day in history.  

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

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

1190  Floris III, Count of Holland, dies on this day in history.  

1227  On this day in history 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 August - 01 laurentius Valla, Italian philosopher (Voluptate), dies at about 50  

1464  On this day in history 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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