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]
  • 1822 – Mexicans in power.[3]
  • 1840 – Population: 750 (approximate).[1]
  • 1846 – Town occupied by U.S. forces.[1]
  • 1849 – December: Town becomes capital of the new state of California.[4]
  • 1850
    • City chartered.[1]
    • Josiah Belden becomes mayor.
    • San Francisco-San Jose stagecoach begins operating.[5]
  • 1851
  • 1852 – San Jose Foundry in business.[7]
  • 1853 – Hook and Ladder Company No.1 organized.[7]
  • 1855 – San Jose Telegraph newspaper begins publication.[6]
  • 1856 – Young Men's Literary Association organized.[8]
  • 1857 – Minn's Evening School established.[5]
  • 1861 – San Jose Daily Mercury newspaper begins publication.[6]
  • 1864 – San Francisco-San Jose Railway in operation.[2]
  • 1865 – St. Joseph High School established.[9]
  • 1866 – Santa Clara Argus newspaper begins publication.[6]
  • 1867 – San Jose YMCA established.[10]
  • 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,[8] San Jose Fruit Packing Company,[12] and California Pioneers of Santa Clara County[13] established.
  • 1878 – Home of Benevolence founded.[1]
  • 1879 – Daily Morning Times begins publication.[6]
  • 1886 – Board of Trade organized.[14]
  • 1888 – Lick Observatory established atop Mount Hamilton.[1]
  • 1889
  • 1890 – Population: 18,060.[1]
  • 1891 – Heald College established.[9]
  • 1892 – First Unitarian Church of San Jose built.
  • 1892 - We and Our Neighbors Society (women's club) founded.
  • 1894 – Associated Charities of San Jose established.[15]
  • 1895 – Post Office built.[14]
  • 1897 – Good Government League organized.[16]

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

Bibliography[edit]

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