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- 1682 – Presidio Santa María de Galve: René-Robert Cavelier, Sieur de La Salle, claims Louisiana for France.
- 1908 – Striking streetcar operators seize a streetcar, causing the first of many service disruptions during the strike.
- 1943 – Philip D. Beall, Sr. is made president of the Florida Senate.
- 2005 – Omar Barnes is sentenced to life in prison for the murder of his cousin Dean Perry, Jr. in Bay Bluffs Park.