The Mulberry Street Methodist Church was dedicated on July 22nd, 1859.
Local Politician, Lamar Alexander, was born on July 3, 1940.
-The corner stone of the Capitol was laid on July 4th, 1845. Wm. Strickland was the architect.
-Shelby Park, which originally had operated as a private amusement park, opens on July 4th. The park is named in honor of John Shelby, a physician, state senator, and postmaster.
-Today in 1980, George Jones' "He Stopped Loving Her Today" hit #1 on the charts.
-In 1939, the Grand Ole Opry moved from Dixie Tabernacle the to the War Memorial Auditorium in downtown Nashville.
The first officially sanctioned ferry on the Cumberland River crossed near the Shelby Street Bridge and was licensed to James Shaw on Jul 6, 1784.
-Johnny Cash met June Carter for the first time, backstage at the Grand Ole Opry, on the night he made his debut appearance, July 7, 1956.
-George Morgan was a fixture on the Grand Ole Opry from 1948 until his death on July 7, 1975.
Julian Lennon plays at Starwood Amphitheater on Tuesday July 8, 1986.
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