In Alaska, in the Nation and the World
In 1904, the post office of Gakona was established.
1942, road crews met at the "breakthrough" at Beaver Creek on the Alaska Highway, where the roads met.
In 1970, William A. Egan was elected as the fourth governor of Alaska. Egan also served as the state's first governor.
1980, U.S. Supreme Court Justice William Renquist issued a temporary stay preventing the Alaska Permanent Fund. Dividend Law from going into effect and the checks from being mailed. The stay was based on a suit filed by Patricia and Ron Zobel of Anchorage.