This Day in History

Posted: Sunday, December 02, 2007

In Alaska, in the Nation and the World

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In Alaska

• In 1863, Prince Dimitri Maksoutoff became the last Alaska chief manager of the Russian American Company.

• In 1903, the B.M. Behrends Mercantile Co. was incorporated in Juneau.

• In 1974, Jay S. Hammond took office as the fifth governor of Alaska. He was later elected to a second term.

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