From Pensapedia, the Pensacola encyclopedia
- 1859 – The Pensacola Lighthouse is lit for the first time.
- 1862 – Civil War: Confederate forces at Fort McRee and Fort Barrancas exchange heavy cannon fire with Union-held Fort Pickens.
- 1953 – Trader Jon's is founded by Martin "Trader Jon" Weissman and his wife Jackii.
- 1992 – Robert Koncar begins his tenure as Escambia County Administrator.