In 1911, Mount Wrangell erupted with fire and smoke that could be seen for many miles.
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In 1959, the first session of the First Alaska State Legislature adjourned at 9:54 p.m. Russia considered negotiations to land jets at Elmendorf Air Force Base, near Anchorage.
In 1969, unification of the "home rule" cities of Juneau and Douglas and the greater Juneau Borough was flatly rejected by voters.
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