This Day in History

Posted: Tuesday, April 20, 2004

In Alaska

• In 1889, Lyman E. Knapp took office as the third governor of the district of Alaska, appointed by President Benjamin Harrison.

• In 1935, the steamer North Sea, Northland Transportation Company, arrived in Juneau on her first Alaska voyage.

In the nation

• In 1836, the Territory of Wisconsin was established by Congress.



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