Historical Events in August 1860

  • Aug 3 The Second Maori War begins in New Zealand
  • Aug 5 Carl IV of Sweden-Norway is crowned King of Norway in Trondheim
  • Aug 8 Queen of Sandwich Islands (Hawaii) arrives in NYC
  • Aug 11 US's 1st successful silver mill (Virginia City, Nev)
  • Aug 30 1st British tram opens (Birkenhead)