In Alaska, in the Nation and the World
In 1932, Joe Crosson made the first landing on Muldrow Glacier on Mount McKinley.
In 1939, Frank Berry, superintendent of Public Facilities, announced a campaign to decrease radio interference in Anchorage by having filters installed on all automotive ignition systems.
In 1949, President Harry Truman vetoed the compensation of three Alaska milk farmers for harm done by low-flying U.S. military planes (in 1941).
In 1969, the Alaska House of Representatives approved a resolution calling on the Food and Drug Administration to designate the tanner crab as the "Queen Crab."
In 1979, the Alaska Senate failed to pass a pro-capital move resolution by a vote of 10 to seven.
In the nation
In 1898, the United States formally declared war on Spain.
In 1901, New York Gov. Benjamin Barker Odell Jr. signed an automobile registration bill which imposed a 15 mph speed limit on highways.