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THE NEW DEAL: A 75th Anniversary Commemorative Event - Preston, October 15
On October 15, 7-9 p.m. at the Preston Activity Center -- 8625 310th Avenue SE, Preston, WA -- join King County Executive Ron Sims and guests in commemoration of the 75th Anniversary of the creation of FDRs New Deal. The legacy of the New Deal endures in public works and programs that sustain our government and enrich the lives of King County citizens. Hear from community members, public officials, high school students, labor leaders and others in a celebration of this visionary program and its lessons for today.


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Woman's Century Club in Seattle holds first meeting on July 31, 1891.

Snoqualmie Falls generators begin producing electricity on July 31, 1899.

Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition in Seattle celebrates Swedish Day on July 31, 1909.

Two Spokane & Inland Empire Railroad Co. trains collide northwest of Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, with disastrous results, on July 31, 1909.

Lloyd F. Nelson submits patent application for his trail-blazing external-frame "Trapper Nelson" backpack to U.S. Patent Office on July 31, 1922.

Longshoremen return to work, ending major West Coast waterfront strike, on July 31, 1934.

Deception Pass and Canoe Pass bridges are dedicated on July 31, 1935.

Mass arrests follow disturbances in Seattle's Central Area on July 31, 1968.

Southcenter Mall opens in Tukwila on July 31, 1968.

Lunar Rover drives on the moon during Apollo 15 mission on July 31, 1971.

Seattle City Council effectively repeals the 1997 voter-approved Monorail Initiative No. 41 on July 31, 2000.

Bulldozer crushes Seattle's historic Twin Teepees restaurant on July 31, 2001.

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