This Day in History

Posted: Tuesday, April 29, 2003

In Alaska

• In 1930, the cornerstone of what is now the Alaska State Capitol was laid in Juneau.

• In 1949, the Fairbanks Junior Chamber of Commerce voted to sue Collier's Magazine for printing false information about Alaska's climate.

In the nation

• In 1862, New Orleans fell to Union forces during the Civil War.

• In 1974, President Nixon announced he was releasing transcripts of some White House tape recordings related to Watergate.

• In 1992, deadly rioting erupted in Los Angeles after a jury acquitted four police officers of almost all charges in the beating of Rodney King.



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