Los Angeles, California

Events

Timeline

1760 - 2017

Founded

September 4, 1781

Gold is discovered in Coloma (Sonora Town)

January 24, 1848

California ceded into US

February 2, 1848

Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo, ended Mexican-American War

Incorporated as an American city

April 4, 1850

The Farmers and Merchants Bank of Los Angeles

1871

first incorporated bank in Los Angeles