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James Scarborough occupies Chinook Point on the Columbia River on December 1, 1843.

Yakima City (later renamed Union Gap) is incorporated on December 1, 1883.

Island County Bank of Coupeville closes on December 1, 1893.

James E. Mahoney is hanged on December 1, 1922, for the murder of his wife.

Grant County Port District No. 2, later called Port of Royal Slope, is organized on December 1, 1958.

Black Panthers open the Sidney Miller Free Medical Clinic on December 1, 1969.

Disastrous flood strikes Snohomish County beginning on December 1, 1975.

Boeing wins prime contract to design and build modules for International Space Station on December 1, 1987.

Police enforce a "no protest zone" around the WTO meeting in Seattle and arrest hundreds of demonstrators on December 1, 1999.

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Sergeant Hugh Atkinson of Seattle dies of radiation poisoning from Hiroshima atomic bomb on August 8, 1945.

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