In 1893, an official survey of the townsite of Juneau was commenced by C.W. Garside.
In 1912, the Alaska Daily Empire was established by J.F.A. Strong (who became governor of the territory in 1913). It later became the Southeast Alaska Empire, and then the Juneau Empire.
In 1920, residents of Anchorage voted 328-130 to incorporate as a first-class city.
In 1976, the voters of Alaska authorized the formation of the Alaska Permanent Fund.
In 1982, Bill Sheffield was elected as the state of Alaska's sixth governor.
In the nation
In 1783, Gen. George Washington issued his farewell address to the Army near Princeton, N.J.
In 1889, North Dakota and South Dakota became the 39th and 40th states.