1825 – Born on the 29th of January in Lawrenceburg, Indiana. He was the first Governor of Nevada. He was a Republican.
1859 – He worked as a farmer, storekeeper and river boat captain before he came to Nevada.
1861 – Blasdel was elected Recorder of Storey County.
1864 – Blasdel was elected Governor.
1866 – He was re-elected Governor.
1891 – Blasdel moved his family to Oakland, California.
1900 – He died on the 22nd of July in California.