-The Nashville’s first passenger train departs from Nashville to Bowling Green on August 13th, 1859.
-Sports history was made on August 13th, 2004 at Greer Stadium when 4,000 copies of the Heart of the Outdoors Bible were given away it; a first in the history of Baseball.
-Mrs James K Polk dies in Nashville on August 14th, 1891.
-The McGavock Farm, in North Nashville hosts a Whig Barbecue in 1840 and Henry Clay is one of its speakers.
The first game played at the new Adelphia Coliseum is on August 15, 1999.
Elvis Presley died today in 1977, leaving the entire world, including Nashville, in shock.
-Whig Convention was held on the 17th of August, 1840.
-In 1823, four Catholic Sister of St Dominic arrive in Nashville to found St Cecilia’s.
A decisive Tennessee legislature votes for ratification of the 19th Amendment, it takes place in Nashville, August 18, 1920.
Former Tennessee Senator, Fred Thompson was born August 19th, 1942 and is a regular on TV series Law & Order.
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