From Pensapedia, the Pensacola encyclopedia
- Births: 627
- White males: 179
- White females: 175
- Colored males: 133
- Colored females: 120
- Creole males: 2
- Creole females: 10
- Deaths: 428
- White males: 111
- White females: 84
- Colored males: 108
- Colored females: 115
- Creole males: 5
- Creole females: 4
- Marriage licenses: 526
- Suits filed in circuit court: 587
- Exports: $18,680,125
- Building permits:
- Within fire limits: 9 brick, 4 iron
- Outside fire limits: 428 wooden buildings
- Total (including repair permits): 1,028
- Total cost of finished new buildings: $251,870
- Total cost of finished repair work: $18,849
- Fire losses:
- Buildings destroyed by fire: 37 (19 within reach of water)
- Buildings damaged by fire: 62
- Losses covered by insurance: $56,594.98
- 153 new alarms installed (38 box, 105 telephone, 10 still)
- Stamp sales: $61,272.21
- April 5 – Streetcar operators of the Pensacola Electric Company go on strike.
- April 11 – National Guard troops are ordered into Pensacola to protect strikebreakers and restore order.
- May 13 – Streetcar operators' strike ends.
- July 29 – Leander Shaw is hanged by a lynch-mob in Plaza Ferdinand VII for the rape and murder of Lillie Davis.
- A new Pensacola City Hall is completed at 300 South Jefferson Street on the east side of Plaza Ferdinand VII. The building currently houses the T. T. Wentworth Jr. Florida State Museum.
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References & notes
- "Stamp Sales Reflect Growth and Prosperity of Pensacola." Pensacola Journal, January 3, 1909.
- Figures were released in January 1909 and covered December 1907 through November 1908, inclusive. Please replace with full 1908 figures if available.