Timeline of San Jose, California

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The following is a timeline of the history of San Jose, California, United States.

Prior to the 19th century[edit]

  • 1777 – Spanish pueblo San Jose de Guadalupe founded.[1]
  • 1797 – San Jose mission founded.[1]

19th century[edit]

  • 1803 – San Jose de Guadalupe church built.[2]
  • 1805 - Mission San Jose's church built in 1805, not 1803, and named La Mission del Gloriosisimo Patriarch San Jose, or just Mission San Jose, but not San Jose de Guadalupe according to San Jose Mission's history page.[3]
  • 1809 - Mission San Jose's church completed and dedicated.[4]
  • 1822 – Mexicans in power.[5]
  • 1840 – Population: 750 (approximate).[1]
  • 1846 – Town occupied by U.S. forces.[1]
  • 1849 – December: Town becomes capital of the new state of California.[6]
  • 1850
    • City chartered.[1]
    • Josiah Belden becomes mayor.
    • San Francisco-San Jose stagecoach begins operating.[7]
  • 1851
  • 1852 – San Jose Foundry in business.[9]
  • 1853 – Hook and Ladder Company No.1 organized.[9]
  • 1855
  • 1856 – Young Men's Literary Association organized.[11]
  • 1857 – Minn's Evening School established.[7]
  • 1861 – San Jose Daily Mercury newspaper begins publication.[8]
  • 1864 – San Francisco-San Jose Railway in operation.[2]
  • 1865 – St. Joseph High School established.[12]
  • 1866 – Santa Clara Argus newspaper begins publication.[8]
  • 1867 – San Jose YMCA established.[13]
  • 1868 – St. Joseph's Church built (approximate date).[2]
  • 1870
  • 1871 – University of the Pacific relocated to San Jose vicinity.[1]
  • 1875 – San Jose Law Library,[11] San Jose Fruit Packing Company,[15] and California Pioneers of Santa Clara County[16] established.
  • 1878 – Home of Benevolence founded.[1]
  • 1879 – Daily Morning Times begins publication.[8]
  • 1886 – Board of Trade organized.[17]
  • 1888 – Lick Observatory established atop Mount Hamilton.[1]
  • 1889
  • 1890 – Population: 18,060.[1]
  • 1891 – Heald College established.[12]
  • 1892 – First Unitarian Church of San Jose built.
  • 1892 – We and Our Neighbors Society (women's club) founded.
  • 1894
  • 1895 – Post Office built.[17]
  • 1897 – Good Government League organized.[20]
  • 1900 – Population: 21,500.[1]

20th century[edit]

1900s–1950s[edit]

1960s–1990s[edit]

21st century[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k Britannica 1910.
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i Federal Writers' Project 1940, p. 486.
  3. ^ "Mission San Jose". www.missionsanjose.org. Retrieved 2018-01-25.
  4. ^ "San José | California Missions Resource Center". www.missionscalifornia.com. Retrieved 2018-01-25.
  5. ^ Winther 1935.
  6. ^ Webster's Geographical Dictionary, Springfield, Massachusetts: G. & C. Merriam Co., 1960, p. 996, OL 5812502M
  7. ^ a b c Nergal 1980.
  8. ^ a b c d e "US Newspaper Directory". Chronicling America. Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress. Retrieved February 25, 2014.
  9. ^ a b c Sawyer 1922.
  10. ^ Munro-Fraser 1881, p. 399.
  11. ^ a b Davies Project. "American Libraries before 1876". Princeton University. Retrieved February 25, 2014.
  12. ^ a b Patterson's American Educational Directory. 29. Chicago. 1932.
  13. ^ a b c Mike Tigas and Sisi Wei (ed.). "San Jose, California". Nonprofit Explorer. New York: ProPublica. Retrieved February 25, 2014.
  14. ^ Pacific Coast Business Directory, San Francisco: H.G. Langley, 1867
  15. ^ Munro-Fraser 1881.
  16. ^ a b c d e f American Association for State and Local History (2002). "California: San Jose". Directory of Historical Organizations in the United States and Canada (15th ed.). p. 60+. ISBN 0759100020.
  17. ^ a b Husted 1899.
  18. ^ Carroll 1903.
  19. ^ "First Woman Graduate Dies". The Stanford Daily News. 12 October 1931. Retrieved 2018-01-05.
  20. ^ a b Lukes 1994.
  21. ^ American Library Annual, 1917–1918. New York: R.R. Bowker Co. 1918.
  22. ^ "Historical Timeline of San Jose Public Library". San Jose Public Library. Retrieved February 25, 2014.
  23. ^ San Francisco Call, May 30, 1909
  24. ^ "Historic Theatre Inventory". Maryland, USA: League of Historic American Theatres. Archived from the original on July 21, 2013. Retrieved February 25, 2014.
  25. ^ a b Leon E. Seltzer, ed. (1952), Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer of the World, New York: Columbia University Press, p. 1673, OL 6112221M
  26. ^ a b "SJC History Timeline". Mineta San Jose International Airport. Archived from the original on August 21, 2012. Retrieved February 25, 2014.
  27. ^ a b c "Movie Theaters in San Jose, CA". CinemaTreasures.org. Los Angeles: Cinema Treasures LLC. Retrieved February 25, 2014.
  28. ^ Rick Tejada-Flores (2004). "Cesar Chavez". Fight in the Fields: Cesar Chavez and the Farmworkers' Struggle. Public Broadcasting Service. Retrieved February 25, 2014.
  29. ^ Ken Cheetham (ed.). "Organizations Located In San Jose". San Francisco Bay Area Progressive Directory. Berkeley, California. Retrieved March 23, 2014.
  30. ^ Johnson 2010, p. 67.
  31. ^ U.S. Census Bureau, "Mini-Historical Statistics: Population of the Largest 75 Cities: 1900 to 2000" (PDF), Statistical Abstract of the United States: 2003
  32. ^ "Timeline: Building Smarter Machines", New York Times, June 24, 2010
  33. ^ Mark R. Wilson; et al. (2005). "FMC Corp". Encyclopedia of Chicago. Retrieved 2017-01-02.
  34. ^ "For Woman Mayor, It's Another First", New York Times, December 13, 1975
  35. ^ Capers Jones (2013). Technical and Social History of Software Engineering. Addison-Wesley. ISBN 978-0-13-336589-4.
  36. ^ Population of the 100 Largest Cities and Other Urban Places in the United States: 1790 to 1990, US Census Bureau, 1998
  37. ^ a b c Pluralism Project. "San Jose". Directory of Religious Centers. Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University. Retrieved February 25, 2014.
  38. ^ Chacón 1995.
  39. ^ "NII Awards 1995". USA: National Information Infrastructure Awards. Archived from the original on January 1997.
  40. ^ "Companies in San Jose", CrunchBase, AOL Inc., retrieved June 30, 2015
  41. ^ Civic Impulse, LLC. "Members of Congress". GovTrack. Washington, D.C. Retrieved February 25, 2014.
  42. ^ "City of San Jose Online". Archived from the original on May 1998 – via Internet Archive, Wayback Machine.
  43. ^ "San Jose (city), California". State & County QuickFacts. U.S. Census Bureau. Archived from the original on April 21, 2009. Retrieved February 25, 2014.
  44. ^ "California". Official Congressional Directory. Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office. 2003–2004.
  45. ^ Gaura, Maria Alicia (August 10, 2005). "San Jose / New City Hall gets rave reviews -- mostly / 18-story building was plagued by cost overruns". San Francisco Chronicle. Retrieved July 1, 2018.
  46. ^ "San Jose Council Asks Mayor to Resign, but He Vows to Fight". New York Times. June 29, 2006. Retrieved February 25, 2014.
  47. ^ "San Jose (city), California". State & County QuickFacts. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved February 25, 2014.
  48. ^ "The 15 Cities with the Largest Numeric Increase from July 1, 2012 to July 1, 2013" (PDF). US Census Bureau. 2014. Vintage 2013 Population Estimates
  49. ^ "Ten U.S. Cities Now Have 1 Million People or More". US Census Bureau. 2015.
  50. ^ "Police Breaking Down Huge California Homeless Camp", New York Times, Associated Press, December 4, 2014
  51. ^ Federal Writers' Project (1939), "Chronology", California: Guide to the Golden State, American Guide Series, New York: Hastings House – via Open Library

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Coordinates: 37°20′00″N 121°54′00″W / 37.333333°N 121.9°W / 37.333333; -121.9