Spain explores Mobile Bay
Hernando de Soto of Spain explores Alabama
Tristan de Luna establishes temporary settlements on Mobile Bay
France founds Fort Louis de la Mobile on the Mobile River
End of the French and Indian War.
Britain controls Alabama.
Spain takes Mobile from Britain.
Britain gives Northern Alabama to the US and Mobile to Spain.
French occupation of Mobile area
Establishment of Fort Louis De La Louisianne
Establishment of Fort Conde
British occupation of Mobile area
Spanish occupation of Mobile area
American occupation of Mobile area
Incorporation of the City of Mobile
Spring Hill College founded.
Indians begin moving to Oklahoma on the Trail of Tears
Alabama joins the confederacy
Battle of Mobile Bay
The Civil War ends; Mobile and Montgomery surrender
Laying off of national cemetery
Shooting of Judge Richard Busteed
Yellow fever epidemic
Installation of first telephone in Mobile
First parade of 'Comic Cowboys'
Mobile's first electric streetcar begins operation
Mobile Fire Department established.
City forbids further burials in Church Street Cemetery
Fire destroys the Battle House
'Wayside Cross' erected in Bienville Square
Cornerstone for Mobile Infirmary laid
President Woodrow Wilson speaks to the citizens of Mobile
Fire destroys 40 city blocks
Mobile women cast their first ballots
Cornerstone of the Scottish Rites Temple laid
Mobile Fire Department retires last Horse-Drawn Apparatus
Alabama State Docks authorized
Murphy High School opens
Cochrane Bridge opens
Public Library opens
Azalea Trail opens
First Alabama Deep Sea Fishing Rodeo
Bellingrath Gardens opens
The Tennessee Valley Authority is formed
Cochrane Bridge is freed of toll
Bankhead Tunnel opens
Brookely Field opens
Mobile becomes home to Senior Bowl
Rosa Parks refuses to give up her seat on a Montgomery bus
City of Mobile purchases Oakleigh
Dauphin Island Bridge opens
Municipal (Langan) Park opens
First 'America's Junior Miss'
Restoration of Downtown Mobile begins
Mobile abandons racial segregation in public schools
U.S.S. Alabama brought to Mobile
University of South Alabama opened with first freshman class
Mobile Municipal Auditorium (Civic Center) opens
Martin Luther King Jr. leads a protest march of voter discrimination
33 story First National Bank building completed
Neighborhood Organized Workers (NOW) established
President Richard Nixon opens the Tenn-Tom Waterway
George Wallace Tunnel opened and Bayway completed
University of South Alabama College of Medicine established
Mobile Native Henry "Hank" Aaron hits record 715th career home run
First African-Americans from Mobile elected to Alabama Senate and House
Mobile Fire Department establishes Paramedic Services.
Fort Conde reconstructed and Fort Conde Village reopened
Hurricane Frederick strikes Mobile
Mobil drills first Oil Well in Mobile Bay
I-10 completed across Mobile Bay
Mayor - Council form of government replaces City Commission
Mobile Convention Center opens
Mobile Fire Department is renamed to Mobile Fire-Rescue Department.