First attempt at using the 12 Events by Month tagged pages and the  Lake Merritt History page design to create an overall Timeline of Oakland History... Let's see it this takes off.

 

March 1854

April 1872

  • 14 - Badger's Park - Amusement Park opens, reportedly to a crowd of 4,000 paying customers

August 1877

September 1895

March 1926

March 1932

January 1933

May 1937

  • 21 - Amelia Earhart and navigator Fred Noonan departed Oakland Airport for what would become her final journey across the Pacific Ocean. They disappeared.

April 1957

September 1966

August 1986

October 1991

April 1997

  • 2 - Stomper - Official Mascot of Oakland A's baseball team debuts in an Season Opening night game.. GO A's GO!  GO A's GO!!

May 2010

March 2009

July 2000

February 2012

June 2012

August 2012

September 2012

October 2012

November 2012

December 2012

January 2013

February 2013

March 2013

April 2013

 

May 2013

 

June 2013

July 2013

August 2013

October 2013

  • 20 - Splash Pad Park, tentative 10th anniversary of Park's opening to be celebrated on this day