This Day in History

Posted: Wednesday, March 09, 2005

In Alaska

• In 1911, a fire destroyed a dozen buildings in the business district of Douglas.

• In 1959, the Air Force launched an investigation into reports of the Explorer satellite exploding over Alaska. (It was either that or a UFO.)

• In 1975, work began on the trans-Alaska oil pipeline.



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