In 1915, the $10 wolf bounty, passed by the Legislature, was approved by Gov. John F. A. Strong.
In 1918, the first Daylight Savings law went into effect and clocks were set ahead one hour.
In 1959, the City of Spenard voted against annexation into the City of Anchorage.
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In 1933, Congress authorized the Civilian Conservation Corps.
In 1943, the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical "Oklahoma!" opened on Broadway.
In 1953, Stanley Kubrick's first feature film, a war drama titled "Fear and Desire," premiered in New York.
In 1968, President Johnson stunned the country by announcing he would not seek another term in office.
In 1993, actor Brandon Lee, 28, was accidentally killed during the filming of a movie in Wilmington, N.C., by a prop gun.
In 1995, Mexican-American singer Selena Quintanilla-Perez, 23, was shot to death in Corpus Christi, Texas, by Yolanda Saldivar, the founder of her fan club. Saldivar was convicted of murder and sentenced to life in prison.
In 1999, four New York City police officers were charged with murder for killing Amadou Diallo, an unarmed African immigrant, in a hail of bullets. The officers were acquitted in February 2000.
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