Historical Events In August - 01
Friday, 30 September 2022
1848 FrantiĹˇek Kmoch, Czech composer and conductor on August - 01.
1852 On August - 01 sF Methodists establish first black church, Zion Methodist
1852 On August - 01 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 August - 01.
1858 The first street mailboxes-Boston, Mass on August - 01.
1858 On this day in history hans Rott, composer
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 August - 01 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 August - 01 battle of Little Rock, Arkansas & start of Chattanooga campaign
1863 Gaston Doumergue, premier/pres of France (1913..34) on August - 01.
1864 2nd Saratoga Racetrack (NY) opens on this day in history.
1864 On August - 01 battle of Petersburg, VA
1867 On August - 01 blacks vote for first time in a state election in South (Tennessee)
1867 On this day in history blacks vote for 1st time in a state election in South (Tenn)
1867 William Orlamond, Denmark, actor (Flesh & Devil, Wind) on August - 01.
1869 On August - 01 first raft voyage down Colorado River
1869 1st voyage down Colorado River on this day in history.
1871 On August - 01 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 On August - 01 sF's 1st cable car begins service
1876 Colorado becomes 38th state on August - 01.
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 US Quarantine Station authorized for Angel Island, SF Bay on August - 01.
1881 On this day in history 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 A papyrus offered to Brit Museum for ÂŁ10,000 (forgery) on August - 01.
1883 Karl Wilhelm Dindorf, classic scholar, dies on this day in history.