In Alaska, in the Nation and the World
In 1901, the Northern Commercial Company succeeded the Alaska Commercial Company in many areas.
In 1939, Fred Kubon was elected mayor of Nome.
In 1940, the sawmill of the Columbia Lumber Company at Sitka was destroyed by fire.
In the nation
In 1830, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints was organized by Joseph Smith in Fayette, N.Y.
In 1858, President Buchanan issued a proclamation declaring Mormons in the Utah Territory to be in a state of rebellion against the U.S. government.