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Jacksonville - Historical Events
Date Event
1864-02-07

Federal troops occupy Jacksonville, Florida

1901-05-03

Fire destroyed 1,700 buildings in Jacksonville, Florida

1912-02-08

1st eastbound US transcontinental flight lands in Jacksonville, Fla

1949-09-15

WJXT TV channel 4 in Jacksonville, FL (CBS) begins broadcasting

1953-03-08

Patty Berg wins LPGA Jacksonville Golf Open

1955-03-06

Jackie Pung wins LPGA Jacksonville Golf Open

1956-03-05

Mickey Wright wins LPGA Jacksonville Golf Open

1957-03-03

Mickey Wright wins LPGA Jacksonville Golf Open

1957-09-01

WTLV TV channel 12 in Jacksonville, FL (ABC/NBC) begins broadcasting

1958-03-02

Marilynn Smith wins LPGA Jacksonville Golf Open

1958-09-10

WJCT TV channel 7 in Jacksonville, FL (PBS) begins broadcasting

1959-03-08

Mickey Wright wins LPGA Jacksonville Golf Open

1959-06-08

1st official "missile mail" lands (Jacksonville, Fla)

1960-08-09

Race riot in Jacksonville, Florida

1969-10-31

Race riot in Jacksonville Florida

1969-11-12

WJJY (now WJPT) TV channel 14 in Jacksonville, IL (ABC) 1st broadcast

1970-03-04

Jacksonville is 1st college basketball team to avg 100+ pts per game

1970-03-21

32nd NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: UCLA beats Jacksonville 80-69

1971-06-16

Racial disturbance in Jacksonville Florida

1975-11-16

Sandra Haynie wins LPGA Jacksonville Ladies Golf Open

1982-03-24

US sub Jacksonville collides with a Turkish freighter near Virginia

1984-08-18

Triangle Oil Corp, above-ground storage tank at Jacksonville Fla, spills 2.5 m gallons of oil burned after lightning sparked a fire

1993-11-30

NFL announces 30th franchise - Jacksonville Jaguars

1994-06-11

Cbox is 39'115 long, 20'85 wide, & 8' high in Jacksonville, Fl Largest popcorn container is 6,619.76 cubic feet full of popped corn

1995-07-29

Carolina Panthers beat Jacksonville Jaguars in their 1st NFL exhibition game 20-14

1995-09-03

Jacksonville Jaguars lose their 1st NFL game (Houston-10, Jaguars-3)

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Jacksonville - Birthdays
Date Event
1886-01-02

Eddie Seefeld, Die Goldfelder von Jacksonville

1897-08-10

Edward Orval Gourdin, Jacksonville, long jumper (Olympic-silver-1924)

1915-09-12

Billy Daniels, Jacksonville Fla, singer (Billy Daniels Show)

1916-11-20

Judy Canova, Jacksonville Fla, comedienne/actress (Cannonball)

1923-05-18

Liam Sullivan, Jacksonville Ill, actor (Mapoy-Monroes)

1931-11-30

Jack Sheldon, Jacksonville Fla, actor (Run Buddy Run, Merv Griffin)

1938-04-20

Johnny Tillotson, Jacksonville Fla, singer (Gidget, Poetry in Motion)

1938-07-20

Jo Ann Campbell, Jacksonville Fla, Lawrence Welk's champagne lady

1942-12-20

Robert L Hayes, Jacksonville Fla, 100m/4x100m runner (Oly-2 gold-1964)

1943-10-21

Paula Kelly, Jacksonville Fla, American dancer and actress (Liz-Night Court)

1947-05-05

Bob Babich, Kansas City Chiefs vs. Jacksonville Jaguars

1951-08-24

Jimmy Farrar, Jacksonville Fl, rock vocalist (Molly Hatchet)

1951-09-07

Mark R McCumber, Jacksonville FL, PGA golfer (1979 Doral-Eastern)

1951-10-09

Richard Chaves, Jacksonville FL, actor (Cease Fire, Predator)

1954-07-22

Henriette Allais Jacksonville FL, playmate (Mar, 1980)

1955-07-20

Jim Smith, Houston Oilers vs. Jacksonville Jaguars

1955-09-19

Rex Smith, Jacksonville, Florida, American actor and singer (Pirates of Penzance, You Take My Breath Away)

1956-08-16

Colleen Walker, Jacksonville FL, LPGA golfer (1988 Mazda Champions)

1959-01-10

Chandra Cheesborough, Jacksonville Fla, 4X100 runner (Olympic-gold-84)

1959-05-16

Bob Patterson, Jacksonville FL, pitcher (Chicago Cubs)

1959-07-02

Wendy B Lawrence, Jacksonville Fla, astronaut (STS 67, 86, sk:91)

1961-02-01

Gina Hull, Jacksonville FL, LPGA golfer (1989 USX Golf Classic-8th)

1961-08-21

Danny Sheaffer, Jacksonville FL, catcher (St Louis Cardinals)

1962-07-17

Jay Barrs, Jacksonville Fla, archer (Olympics-gold-1988, 92, 96)

1962-10-20

Ray Childress, Houston Oilers vs. Jacksonville Jaguars

1964-06-28

Bryan Barker, NFL punter (Jacksonville Jaguars)

1964-08-04

Clyde Simmons, NFL defensive end (Az Cardinals, Jacksonville Jaguars)

1964-09-03

Ernest Givins, NFL wide receiver (Jacksonville Jaguars)

1965-03-07

Steve Beuerlein, NFL quarterback (Jacksonville Jaguars, Car Panthers)

1965-05-05

Paul Frase, NFL defensive tackle (Jacksonville Jaguars)

1965-05-14

Dave Widell, NFL center/guard (Jacksonville Jaguars)

1965-06-22

Mark Royals, Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs. Jacksonville Jaguars

1965-10-02

Jill Powell, Jacksonville Fla, actress (Marcy-As The World Turns)

1965-10-26

Wayne Martin, New Orleans Saints vs. Jacksonville Jaguars

1966-10-10

Darren Carrington, NFL safety (Jacksonville Jaguars)

1967-01-08

Roger Rowland, Jacksonville FL, Nike golfer (1990 Macon Open-2nd)

1967-06-04

Rick Wilkins, Jacksonville FL, catcher (Houston Astros)

1967-07-18

Jeff Lageman, NFL defensive end (Jacksonville Jaguars)

1967-07-27

Jeff Novak, NFL tackle (Jacksonville Jaguars)

1967-08-18

John Jurkovic, defensive tackle (Jacksonville Jaguars)

1967-09-24

Frank Cornish, NFL center/guard (Jacksonville Jaguars, Philadelphia Eagles)

1967-10-17

Reggie Clark, NFL linebacker (Jacksonville Jaguars)

1968-01-31

Doug Pederson, Kansas City Chiefs vs. Jacksonville Jaguars

1968-03-28

Dennis Postlewait, Jacksonville NC, Nike golfer (1994 Wichita Open)

1968-04-01

Joel Smeenge, NFL defensive end (Jacksonville Jaguars)

1968-04-08

Don Davey, NFL defensive tackle (Jacksonville Jaguars)

1968-05-18

Ernie Logan, NFL defensive end (Jacksonville Jaguars, NY Jets)

1968-05-25

Shawn Bouwens, NFL guard (Jacksonville Jaguars)

1968-06-16

Matt Turk, Jacksonville Jaguars vs. Houston Texans

1968-07-07

Reggie Cobb, NFL running back (Jacksonville Jaguars)

1968-07-08

C B Washington, NFLer (Jacksonville Jaguars)

1968-08-25

Dave Thomas, NFL cornerback (Jacksonville Jaguars)

1968-10-10

L B Williams, NFLer (Jacksonville Jaguars)

1968-11-10

Lonnie Marts, Jacksonville Jaguars vs. Baltimore Ravens

1968-12-07

Keith Goganious, NFL linebacker (Jacksonville Jaguars)

1968-12-07

Tom Myslinski, NFL guard (Jacksonville Jaguars, Pittsburgh Steelers)

1968-12-18

Aaron Craver, New Orleans Saints vs. Jacksonville Jaguars

1969-01-21

Ashley Sheppard, NFL linebacker (Jacksonville Jaguars)

1969-01-22

Vinnie Clark, NFL cornerback (Jacksonville Jaguars)

1969-02-09

Jimmy Smith, NFL wide receiver (Jacksonville Jaguars)

1969-02-14

Harry Colon, NFL safety (Jacksonville Jaguars, Detroit Lions)

1969-03-18

Michael Dumas, NFL free safety (San Diego Chargers, Jacksonville Jaguars)

1969-06-14

Eugene Chung, NFL guard (Jacksonville Jaguars, Indianapolis Colts)

1969-06-16

L B Stephens, NFLer (Jacksonville Jaguars)

1969-07-31

Richard Griffith, NFL tight end (Jacksonville Jaguars)

1969-10-24

Kelvin Pritchett, NFL defensive tackle (Jacksonville Jaguars)

1969-11-18

Cheryl Bachman, Jacksonville Fla, playmate (October, 1991)

1969-12-12

Courtney Hawkins, Jacksonville Jaguars vs. Pittsburgh Steelers

1969-12-14

Rogerick Green, NFL cornerback (Jacksonville Jaguars)

1970-02-21

Will Moore, NFL wide receiver (NE Patriots, Jacksonville Jaguars)

1970-02-25

Corey Mayfield, NFL defensive tackle (Jacksonville Jaguars)

1970-03-31

Derek Brown, NFL tight end (Jacksonville Jaguars)

1970-04-13

Eddie Robinson, NFL linebacker (Houston Oilers, Jacksonville Jaguars)

1970-05-15

Desmond Howard, NFL receiver (Jacksonville Jaguars, Oakland Raiders)

1970-06-06

Randy Jordan, NFL running back (Jacksonville Jaguars)

1970-07-22

W R Tillman, NFLer (Jacksonville Jaguars)

1970-07-30

Tom McManus, NFL linebacker (Jacksonville Jaguars)

1970-09-17

Mark Brunell, NFL quarterback (Jacksonville Jaguars)

1970-09-22

Greg Huntington, NFL guard (Jacksonville Jaguars)

1970-10-07

Le'Shai Maston, NFL running back (Jacksonville Jaguars)

1970-9-18

Everett Lindsay, Jacksonville Jaguars vs. Cleveland Browns

1971-01-22

Bucky Brooks, wide receiver (Jacksonville Jaguars)

1971-02-03

Sean Dawkins, Green Bay Packers vs. Jacksonville Jaguars

1971-02-27

Rich Tylski, guard/center (Jacksonville Jaguars)

1971-03-02

Ray Hall, NFL defensive tackle (Jacksonville Jaguars)

1971-03-05

Chad Fonville, Jacksonville NC, infielder (LA Dodgers)

1971-04-27

Craig Keith, NFL tight end (Jacksonville Jaguars)

1971-04-30

Ty Hallock, fullback (Jacksonville Jaguars)

1971-05-17

Mark Williams, NFL linebacker (Jacksonville Jaguars)

1971-05-18

Ben Coleman, guard/offensive tackle (Jacksonville Jaguars)

1971-06-27

Brant Boyer, linebacker (Jacksonville Jaguars)

1971-08-16

Willie Jackson, NFL wide receiver (Jacksonville Jaguars)

1971-09-04

Monty Grow, NFL safety (Jacksonville Jaguars)

1971-10-06

Chris Hudson, NFL strong safety (Jacksonville Jaguars)

1971-10-09

Pete Mitchell, NFL tight end (Jacksonville Jaguars)

1971-11-09

David Robert Duval, Jacksonville FL, PGA golfer (1995 Bob Hope)

1971-12-05

Bryan Schwartz, NFL linebacker (Jacksonville Jaguars)

1971-12-16

Kristen Kane, Jacksonville Fl, diver (Olympics-96)

1971-12-27

James Stewart, NFL running back (Jacksonville Jaguars)

1972-02-28

Melisa Moses, Jacksonville FL, diver (Olympics-4th-96)

1972-03-15

Oliver Gibson, Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Jacksonville Jaguars

1972-04-09

Brian DeMarco, NFL tackle (Jacksonville Jaguars)

1972-04-17

Gordon Laro, NFL tight end (Jacksonville Jaguars)

1972-04-17

Tony Boselli, NFL offensive tackle (Jacksonville Jaguars)

1972-04-26

Natrone Means, NFL running back (San Diego Chargers, Jacksonville Jaguars)

1972-05-05

Mike Hollis, kicker (Jacksonville Jaguars)

1972-05-22

Mike Hollis, NFL kicker (Jacksonville Jaguars)

1972-07-26

Ryan Christopherson, NFL running back (Jacksonville Jaguars)

1972-12-22

Mike Thompson, NFL defensive tackle (Jacksonville Jaguars)

1972-12-31

Chris Parker, running back (Jacksonville Jaguars)

1973-01-10

Travis Davis, NFL strong safety (NO Saints, Jacksonville Jaguars)

1973-01-22

Reggie Barlow, wide receiver (Jacksonville Jaguars)

1973-03-18

Rob Johnson, NFL quarterback (Jacksonville Jaguars)

1973-06-24

Michael Cheever, corner (Jacksonville Jaguars)

1973-10-09

Todd Fordham, Baltimore Ravens vs. Jacksonville Jaguars

1974-04-17

James Hamilton, linebacker (Jacksonville Jaguars)

1974-11-27

Nick Ferguson, Jacksonville Jaguars vs. Houston Texans

1974-12-11

Kevin Devine, cornerback/kick returner (Jacksonville Jaguars)

1974-12-26

Tony Brackens, defensive end (Jacksonville Jaguars)

1975-02-12

Seth Payne, defensive tackle (Jacksonville Jaguars)

1975-04-26

Jabbar Threats, defensive end (Jacksonville Jaguars)

1975-05-05

Chris Howard, Jacksonville Jaguars vs. Baltimore Ravens

1975-06-21

Brian Simmons, Cinncinati Bengals vs. Jacksonville Jaguars

1975-08-12

Donovin Darius, Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Jacksonville Jaguars

1975-08-18

Paul Spicer, New York Giants vs. Jacksonville Jaguars

1976-05-05

Jedd Fisch, Kansas City Chiefs vs. Jacksonville Jaguars

1976-10-02

John Thornton, Cinncinati Bengals vs. Jacksonville Jaguars

1977-9-14

Kenny Wright, Cinncinati Bengals vs. Jacksonville Jaguars

1978-01-29

Rob Bironas, Tennessee Titans at Jacksonville Jaguars

1978-03-06

Sage Rosenfels, Jacksonville Jaguars vs. Houston Texans

1978-12-09

Mandy James, Jacksonville Fla, rhythmic gymnast (US team-96)

1979-01-09

John Henderson, New York Giants vs. Jacksonville Jaguars

1980-07-12

Tina Tharp, Jacksonville Fla, rhythmic gymnast (Olympics-96)

1980-07-12

Vince Manuwai, New York Giants vs. Jacksonville Jaguars

1980-07-28

Anthony Weaver, Jacksonville Jaguars vs. Houston Texans

1980-08-27

Rashean Mathis, Jacksonville Jaguars vs. Houston Texans

1981-01-06

Bo Scaife, Tennessee Titans at Jacksonville Jaguars

1981-04-01

George Wrighster, Indianapolis Colts vs. Jacksonville Jaguars

1982-04-14

Daryl Smith, New York Giants vs. Jacksonville Jaguars

1983-06-10

Marion Barber III, Jacksonville Jaguars vs. Dallas Cowboys

1985-01-01

Stephen Tulloch, Tennessee Titans at Jacksonville Jaguars

Jacksonville - Deaths
Date Event
1960-05-16

Eddie Seefeld, Die Goldfelder von Jacksonville

2014-09-20

Rob Bironas, Tennessee Titans at Jacksonville Jaguars


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