On this day in 1850, the city of San Fransisco California was incorporated. Happy Birthday San Fransisco.
I remember being there in 1998 or so, watching sea lions make themselves comfortable allover the dock area of Pier 39, as I dined on tasty seafood. What a great place to visit.
Here is a link to some great information about the history of San Fransisco: http://www.sanfrancisco.com/history/