This Day in History

Posted: Sunday, October 26, 2008

In Alaska

• 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.

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