In Alaska, in the Nation and the World
In 1904, the post office of Tyoonok was established on Cook Inlet. In 1905, the name was changed to Tyonek.
In 1916, a 40-man detachment of U.S. Infantry arrived at their Anchorage post.
In 1963, the Glacier Valley School in Juneau was dedicated.
In the nation
In 1800, Congress held its first session in Washington in the partially completed Capitol building.
In 1934, Lyndon Baines Johnson married Claudia Alta Taylor, better known as "Lady Bird," in San Antonio, Texas.
In 1962, Washington's Dulles International Airport was dedicated by President Kennedy.
In 1968, the NBC television network outraged football fans by cutting away from the closing minutes of a New York Jets-Oakland Raiders game to begin a special presentation of "Heidi" on schedule. (Home viewers were prevented from seeing the Raiders come from behind to beat the Jets, 43-32.)
In 1973, President Nixon told Associated Press managing editors meeting in Orlando, Fla.: "People have got to know whether or not their president is a crook. Well, I'm not a crook."
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