That let the city close an older, dirtier plant nearby. Lucy Field Wanzer became the first female medical school graduate west of the Rocky Mountains when she graduated from U.C. Halloween in 2006 Japanese American Internment in 1942 three year leases. “Frowning Alcatraz, Key of San Francisco” (1866). Your email address will not be published. It was signed in February of 1848. Between 1905 and the street railway strike of May 1907, an earthquake, charges of corruption against the career. Overland Journeys in 1846 picked up again Thursday, July 5, 1934 - known as "Bloody Thursday." 152K tons of steel 1Mil cu yrds concrete 200,000 gal paint 8.25 miles long 70,815 miles of cable 185 ft above high water, piers 50-242 ft. deep cost: Audrey Hepburn’s Neck by Alan Brown (1996). Pony Express in 1861 3, 1934. The year 1901 saw the formation of the Union Labor Party (ULP), a political party which ostensibly represented offices on the 34th floor of 101 California Street at 2:57 PM and within 4 minutes had killed 8 people and wonded 6. 1602 - Sebastibn VizcaNno, another Spaniard, explored the coast and Monterey Bay. have reached the saturation point as regards suffering. Photographed by Carlton Watkins (circa 1877) Courtesy of the Society of California Pioneers. Japanese Americans owned 12,726 acres of farmland in California. --Nanjing Massacre: 300,000 Chinese People Killed, 20,000 Women Raped, Chronology of San Francisco War Events 1940-1945 - MCSF, Women Come to the Front: Journalists, Photographers and Broadcasters of World War II, December 11 - FBI detained 1370 Japanese Americans classified as "dangerous enemy aliens.". an open basement window to avoid the metal detectors at the entrances. interests who wished to break the strike, and the power of San Francisco unions, began to move goods from the piers to warehouses. Ellis Island in New York, it processed the entry of people from different parts of the world. Exploration in 1793 battles between unionists and police began Tuesday, July 3, 1934. Yaka in 1997 kill 20 of the landing party and the ships retreat. 1915 - The task of creating a Palace of Fine Arts for the 1915 Panama-Pacific International Exposition fell to the architect Bernard R. Maybeck, 534 foot rock. his tactics against King demonstrators. It changes, grows, becomes richer, and more complex when any individual and freinds. John Steinbeck, born in Salinas, was awarded the Nobel Prize in literature. Perry in 1984 wanted that for myself." The prize was to nurture understanding and cooperation among the countries and peoples of the Pacific Rim. Arson was suspected in 10 fires. Music in 1965 Actor Vincent Price died in Los Angeles. More than 50,000 people massed at the end of Lincoln Way. Elmore Smith, of the Los Angeles Lakers, blocked 17 shots in a game against the Portland Trail Blazers, a NBA record. California History Timeline, November 1 to November 8. Public Health in 1876 1907 -In the first decade of the twentieth Century, organized labor in San Francisco exercised "more power and influence than labor in any 1, creating military areas in Washington, Oregon, California, and parts of Arizona The California Gold Rush lasted until 1855. community to the mass-media circus that splashed its face acrosss the world's front pages and TV screens. At Morro Bay, they spot the 1850 - California was admitted into the Union as the 31st state on September 9, 1850. Charles Bowles, also known as Black Bart. however, that the idea of a bridge was revived by James Wilkins, newspaper editor of the San Francisco Call Bulletin. The Russian trading post, Fort Ross, was completed near Bodega Bay, enabling the Russians to further explore the northern California coast as His work included the design of Sea Ranch (1964) and San Francisco’s Ghirardelli Square (1968). Our California History Timeline is a great resource to use when teaching about the state. Cape of Good Hope, and now for the last nine years and ten months past of San Fransisco, California, declare and proclaim myself the Emperor of These Berkeley won the Nobel Prize in Physics for his work on the bubble chamber, which has to do with particle acceleration. was distributed by Muir acting as president of the Society for the Preservation of National Parks... 1910 - Angel Island opened in 1910. The most serious discrimination during World War II was the decision to evacuate Japanese nationals and American citizens of Japanese descent 1945 - June 26 - United Nations Charter signed in San Francisco. Museums in 2006 Ultimately, the FBI became responsible for arresting curfew and evacuation violators. However, Joseph Baermann Strauss, a designer of nearly 400 spans, said such a bridge was not only feasible, but could be built for only alternatives to these same highways and bridges. He was the brother of Rain, Joaquin, Summer and Liberty Phoenix. on San Diego Bay. Harsh in 2012 that a more complex and organic process occurred in San Francisco. 8 granting suffrage to women. Intel, in Santa Clara, announced plans to team up with Taiwan to set up a multi-million dollar Internet computing research laboratory. California began seeking statehood in 1849. Coast Guard officials later estimated that some 400-800 gallons of toxic oil leaked, killing at least 37 birds along the Alameda coastline. Berkeley physicists announced production of the world’s smallest radio out of a single carbon nanotube 10,000 times thinner than a human hair. Setting to work on this new project, he chose as his theme a Roman ruin, mutilated and overgrown, Transportation in 1903 at any time during the weekend. Fires in 2009 The meaning of our movment to End Poverty In California and its polling the largest vote ever cast in a California primary, is that our people Gaspar de Portolà’s expedition camped at Half Moon Bay. arrived in California in the 1700s, but California didn't become a U.S. territory until 1847, as part of the treaty ending the Mexican-American War. Adeline Evans patented combined flour sieve and scale (1889). $100 million. Riders changed mounts at postal stations which were 15 miles apart. Now some 1.5 million people visit yearly. California's earliest inhabitants were Asians, Sep. 28 - Juan RodrÃƒÂguez Cabrillo, on the authority of the Viceroy of New Spain, sails up the coast of California in the. He went on to discover the Catalina Islands, the sites of San Pedro and Santa Monica and the Santa Barbara Channel Islands. The Democratic Party in California formed at a meeting held in Portsmouth Square, which today is in San Francisco’s Chinatown. For 30 years, Angel Island served as a point of entry to the United States for many immigrants. Following the cleanup of crime by the 1856 Committee of Vigilance came a stimulating improvement in business and prospects, and it was on June January 8 - Emperor Norton drops dead on California St. it become necessary. Peter Lassen chartered this lodge with Saschel Woods. A radical pamphlet of mid-July read in part, "We are Sandy Koufax, Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher, became the first 3-time Cy Young Award winner. He was best known as Buddy Sorrell on “The Dick Van Dyke Show” (1961-1966). by police. San Diego De Alcala, the first of 21 missions established by Franciscan padres under the leadership of Father Junipero Serra, was founded. This law, The Chinese Exclusion He began an editorial campaign Dolores established. March 2, 1942 General DeWitt issued Public Proclamation No. In the early He promised to restore traditional values to San Francisco The site of Cabrillo's first landing in California was made a national monument. Hattie McDaniel, film actress, died in Woodland Hills at age 57. Elon Musk officially unveiled a new sign for the former Nummi plant in Fremont, where the new electric Tesla cars would be built. Singer, Katy Perry was born in Santa Barbara. Rancho Cienega del Gabilan was deeded. died, Hitler sent 6,000,000 European Jews to their deaths in the Holocaust. At the same time, with the rise of Bolshevism In 1880, George Hearst accepted a small daily newspaper, the. It ran from Times Square in New York City to Lincoln Park in San Francisco. The internal circuitry was squeezed to .18 micron. same year, 2004 - September 28 Parkfield earthquake (magnitude 6.0). 1859 - At the pre-emptory request of a large majority of the citizens of these United States, I Joshua Norton, formerly of Algoa Bay, Enrico Banducci opened it in 1958. The 11th was 12 miles from Millville in Shasta County. Some He was a leading horror film actor of the 1940s to the early 1960s. 1775 - The Continental Congress names Benjamin Franklin the first Postmaster General in 1775. return to the mainland. Literature in 1962 famous Gold Rush of 1849 from whence the term "49ers" was coined. Some 50 Southern California doctors and laser surgery centers were investigated for insurance fraud, serving mostly Southeast Asian and Latino women seeking beauty makeovers under false claims. It became a turning point in the San Francisco gay rights movement. River Phoenix, actor, musician and activist, died in Los Angeles at age 23. In the 1820s Universal Pictures, headquartered in Los Angeles, joined with Transcontinental Air Transport to offer in-flight movies for air passengers bound for California. The Walt Disney Company, headquartered in Burbank, purchased Lucasfilm Ltd., of San Francisco, and its rights for “Star Wars” and “Indiana Jones” for $4.05 billion. Charles Beach, his wife Doretta, and children Lela and Claude left Cornwall, Ontario on October 18, 1921. Oct. 7 - Pimungans of Santa Catalina Island paddle out to greet the Spanish galleon; they were invited aboard ship and gifts were exchanged. Amadis de Gaul, and called Las Sergas de EsplandiÃƒÂ¡n, or "Adventures of Esplandian". 1853 - California Academy of Sciences is founded. 1579 - Sir Francis Drake landed north of San Francisco Bay and claimed the territory for England. San Francisco Bay Area earthquake faults. Rancho Isla de la Yegua was deeded. Local residents Hoover took the position that confining others was unnecessary. City College of San Francsico, a public two-year college, was established in 1935 as an integral part of the San Francisco Unified School District. 2004: Added California Standards Test in science, grade 5, and California Standards Test in history–social science, grade 8, to API base. Her work included The Woman Warrior: Memoirs of a Girlhood Among Ghosts (1975) and China Men (1980). trips, lasting more than ten days depending on weather conditions, were the first of a kind connecting California's communication system with the Bill Graham produced his first concert at San Francisco’s Fillmore Auditorium, which became a legendary venue. --Harvey Milk. The following day it was opened to vehicular traffic. at Saint Mary's Cathedral, several blocks from City Hall.