From Pensapedia, the Pensacola encyclopedia
- 1926 – A hurricane makes landfall near Pensacola.
- 1949 – Washington Junior College is established as the first state-supported junior college for African-Americans.
- 1987 - Rock music icons Starship perform at the civic center.
- 2007 – Escambia County Administrator George Touart steps down amidst criticism of his personal business dealings. The Florida Supreme Court rules for the plaintiff in Strand v. Escambia County, declaring the Southwest Escambia Improvement District unconstitutional.