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Historical Events In August - 01

Tuesday, 16 July 2019

1848  On this day in history františek Kmoch, Czech composer and conductor  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1852  On this day in history sF Methodists establish first black church, Zion Methodist  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1852  SF Methodists establish 1st black church, Zion Methodist on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1855  Castle Clinton in NYC opens as 1st US receiving station for immigrants on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1857  Charles Turner, engraver, dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1858  The first street mailboxes-Boston, Mass on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1858  On August - 01 hans Rott, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1860  On this day in history european and North American Railway opens from Saint John, NB to Shediac. The line became part of the Intercolonial Railway on July 1, 1867.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1861  Brazil recognizes Confederacy on August - 01.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1861  Sam Jones, cricketer (Australian batsman of 1880's) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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1862  Montague Rhodes James, scholar/author/editor on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1863  Battle of Little Rock, Arkansas & start of Chattanooga campaign on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1863  On August - 01 gaston Doumergue, premier/pres of France (1913..34)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1864  On this day in history 2nd Saratoga Racetrack (NY) opens  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1864  On August - 01 battle of Petersburg, VA  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1867  On this day in history blacks vote for first time in a state election in South (Tennessee)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1867  On August - 01 william Orlamond, Denmark, actor (Flesh & Devil, Wind)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1869  First raft voyage down Colorado River on August - 01.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1869  1st voyage down Colorado River on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1871  Oskar Fried, composer on August - 01.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1873  San Francisco - first cable car begins service on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1873  SF's 1st cable car begins service on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1876  On this day in history colorado becomes 38th state  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1877  On this day in history sF Public Library opens with 5,000 volumes  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1877  Charlotte Hughes, 1990 (oldest person in Great Britain) on August - 01.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1881  US Quarantine Station authorized for Angel Island, SF Bay on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1881  On August - 01 emilie Rose Macaulay, English writer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1882  On this day in history vaclav Klicka, composer  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1883  On August - 01 a papyrus offered to Brit Museum for £10,000 (forgery)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1883  Karl Wilhelm Dindorf, classic scholar, dies on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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Famous Birthdays In August - 01

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1313  Emperor Kogon of Japan (d. 1364) was born on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1377  On this day in history birth of emperor Go-Komatsu of Japan (d. 1433)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1495  On this day in history birth of jan Scorel, Dutch painter/architect  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1520  Sigismund II Augustus, King of Poland (1548-72) was born on August - 01.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

1555  Edward Kelley, English spirit medium (d. 1597) was born on August - 01.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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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.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1137  Louis VI, King of France, dies (1108-37) on this day in history.  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1190  On August - 01 floris III, Count of Holland, dies  Click To Send On Whatsapp

1227  On this day in history death of shimazu Tadahisa, Japanese warlord (b. 1179)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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

1464  On this day in history death of cosimo de' Medici, ruler of Florence (b. 1386)  Click To Send On Whatsapp

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

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