From Pensapedia, the Pensacola encyclopedia
- 1559 – The Spanish expedition led by Tristán de Luna y Arellano lands, establishing the first European settlement within the continental United States.
- 1882 – The first train passengers on the Pensacola & Atlantic Railroad cross the Pensacola Bay railroad bridge.
- 1890 – The Ladies' Monument Association is founded to plan a Confederate memorial atop Gage Hill.
- 1960 – The Pensacola Historical Society opens a museum in Old Christ Church.