California State History

Timeline created by maryj1
  • Sep 28, 1579

    Francis Drake

    Francis Drake
    California was claimed for England by Francis Drake.
  • Junipero Serra

    Junipero Serra
    Junipero Serra established the first mission at San Diego
  • Mexico Claims California

    Mexico Claims California
    California becomes a part of Mexico.
  • Becomes a State

    Becomes a State
    California becomes a state.
  • Population Increase

    Population Increase
    Population growth causes a land boom in Southern California.
  • Major Earthquake

    Major Earthquake
    A major earth quake and fire partially destroyed San Francisco.
  • Popular

    California becomes the most populated state.
  • Olympics

    The summer Olympic Games were held in Los Angeles.
  • Nancy Pelosi

    Nancy Pelosi
    San Francisco congresswoman Nancy Pelosi becomes the first woman to speak at the House
  • Gold Rush

    Gold Rush
    One of the mane events that happened in California is the Gold Rush.
  • Earthquake

    A huge earthquake struck Los Angeles.