In Alaska, in the Nation and the World
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In 1949, Seattle's Elk Lodge No. 92 announced plans to adopt the Territorial School at Ninilchik by providing the school with books, films, toys, games and clothing.
In 1954, three former crewmembers of a seine boat that operated in Southeast Alaska were arrested in Cordova and California for attempting to bribe a U.S. Fish and Wildlife agent.
In 1978, SOHIO officials complained that Alaska's high taxes may force them to limit development in the state.
In the nation
In 1777, during the American Revolution, British forces captured Fort Ticonderoga.
In 1945, President Truman signed an executive order establishing the Medal of Freedom.