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In 1905, the steamboat White Seal, the first registered vessel to be built on the Tanana River, was launched at Fairbanks,
In 1935, the flu epidemic in Barrow was reported to be nearly over after 18 villagers had died.
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In 1896, 255 people were killed when a tornado struck St. Louis and East St. Louis, Ill.
In 1933, Walt Disney's Academy Award-winning animated short "The Three Little Pigs" was first released.
In 1935, the Supreme Court, in Schechter Poultry Corp. v. United States, struck down the National Industrial Recovery Act.
In 1937, the Golden Gate Bridge connecting San Francisco and Marin County, Calif., opened to pedestrian traffic (vehicular traffic began crossing the bridge the next day).
In 1977, New York fined "human fly" George H. Willig $1.10 - one penny for each of the 110 stories of the World Trade Center he scaled.
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