August 13, 1886 in History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in History


Event of interestEvent of Interest

John A. Macdonald uses a silver hammer to pound a gold spike, officially completing the Esquimalt and Nanaimo Railway in British Columbia

Prime Minister of Canada John A. Macdonald
Prime Minister of Canada
John A. Macdonald

Birthdays in History

  • Jacob Pierneef, South Africa, painter