How did the San Franciso 49ers get there name?greenspun.com : LUSENET : San Francisco History : One Thread
How did the 49ers receive their name? Does it have anything to do with the 1848 Gold Rush?
-- Susan Broach (firstname.lastname@example.org), January 14, 2002
Yep. Those miners, and other pioneers, were called "49ers".
-- Kurt Iversen (email@example.com), January 15, 2002.
the gold rush hit the big time in 1849 - hence 49ers
-- mike (firstname.lastname@example.org), January 21, 2002.
Additionally there is the idea that San francisco is 7 milesx7 miles (roughly speaking)...hence 7x7=49
-- Bong, James Bong (StoneSoupSound@Yahoo.com), January 30, 2002.
زبان فطرة ہے اس پہ ناطق ببارگاه نبي صادق شجر شجر كا درود اترے حجر حجر كا سلام جائے
اللهم صل على محمد وعلى ال محمد
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