- 1949 – A referendum to annex the East Pensacola Heights area is defeated 531-173.
- 1967 – Winston E. Arnow is nominated to the federal bench by President Lyndon B. Johnson.
- 1981 - Country music artist Elvin Bishop performed at Franco's Lounge.
- 2005 – The Lacey A. Collier Snoezelen Sensory Complex is dedicated.
- 2016 - Country music icon Dolly Parton performed at the Pensacola Bay Center.
- 2018 - Southern rock musicians Drivin' N Cryin' performed at the Pensacola Bay Center.