Historical Events In August - 01
Friday, 15 January 2021
1848 On this day in history františek Kmoch, Czech composer and conductor
1852 SF Methodists establish first black church, Zion Methodist on this day in history.
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 August - 01.
1857 Charles Turner, engraver, dies on August - 01.
1858 On this day in history 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 On August - 01 brazil recognizes Confederacy
1861 On this day in history sam Jones, cricketer (Australian batsman of 1880's)
1862 On August - 01 montague Rhodes James, scholar/author/editor
1863 On August - 01 battle of Little Rock, Arkansas & start of Chattanooga campaign
1863 On August - 01 gaston Doumergue, premier/pres of France (1913..34)
1864 2nd Saratoga Racetrack (NY) opens on August - 01.
1864 On August - 01 battle of Petersburg, VA
1867 On this day in history 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 On August - 01 1st voyage down Colorado River
1871 Oskar Fried, composer on August - 01.
1873 San Francisco - first cable car begins service on this day in history.
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 On August - 01 colorado becomes 38th state
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 this day in history.
1877 On August - 01 charlotte Hughes, 1990 (oldest person in Great Britain)
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 August - 01.
1883 On August - 01 a papyrus offered to Brit Museum for £10,000 (forgery)
1883 On this day in history karl Wilhelm Dindorf, classic scholar, dies