In 1882, the U.S. Navy shelled the Southeast community of Angoon.
In 1973, the Carlanna Lake Dam ruptured, causing an estimated $2.2 million water damage in Ketchikan.
In 1974, the Teamster Mall in Anchorage officially opened.
In 1975, King Olaf the Fifth of Norway arrived in Anchorage. Alaska was his last stop on an American tour.