This Day in History

Posted: Thursday, December 30, 2004

In Alaska

• In 1902, two men were killed in a snowslide near Cordova.

• In 1938, E.W. Griffin, Secretary of Alaska, died of a heart attack while delivering a speech in Juneau.

• In 1964, a major fire in downtown Juneau gutted the J.B. Caro Building, including Alaska Transfer & Storage and the Chilkat Fuel Company.

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