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From Pensapedia, the Pensacola encyclopedia
- 1698 – Presidio Santa María de Galve: A Spanish royal cédula affirmed the priority of establishing a colony at Panzacola.
- 1781 – Siege of Pensacola: A host of Spanish and French reinforcements arrived from Havana.
- 1929 – After a two-year purchase plan, Escambia County received the deed to Santa Rosa Island from the U.S. War Department.
- 2004 – Former Pensacola Symphony Orchestra music director Grier Williams died.