Today in History – August 5

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Today in History – August 5

On August 5, 1775, the Spanish ship, San Carlos, commanded by Juan Manuel de Ayala, entered what would soon be called San Francisco Bay. Continue reading.

On August 5, 1858, Julia Archibald Holmes became the first woman on record to reach the summit of Pikes Peak. Continue reading.

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