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On This Day In Buffalo

Friday, April 12

Canisius College incorporated, 1881

Lockport voters become the first in the U.S. to use voting machines.

Lockport, NY 14094, USA

Police boat "Grover Cleveland" goes into service, 1915

Grover Cleveland first arrives in Buffalo, 1855

Lewis Allen's house, 1192 Niagara St.

Saturday, April 13

Thomas Jefferson born, 1743

Albemarle County, VA, USA

Vice President George H.W. Bush gives campaign speech, 1988

Black Rock annexed, 1853

Buffalo, NY

Sunday, April 14

Edward A. Kent dies on Titanic, 1912

Sister Karen Klimczak murdered, 2006

Pilot Field opens, 1988

Coca-Cola Field, Washington St.

Buffalo & Erie Railroad Company incorporated, 1832

Monday, April 15

Town of Wales established, 1818

Town of Holland established, 1818

Michigan St . YMCA dedicated, 1928

State Normal School cornerstone laid, 1869

Normal Avenue, Buffalo

Tuesday, April 16

Town of Tonwanda established, 1836

National Librarian Day

Bishop John Timon dies, 1867

Buffalo population hits 475,000, 1915

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