- 1769 – John Eliot arrives in Pensacola to serve as governor of British West Florida.
- 1864 – Civil War: Skirmish at Cow Ford Creek.
- 1909 – Democratic primary elections: Frank Reilly is elected Mayor of Pensacola and Frank Dent Sanders is elected Pensacola City Marshal.
- 1925 – The Saenger Theatre opens.
- 1966 - Folk rock musicians The Byrds performed at the municipal auditorium.