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Battle of Spokane Plains occurs on September 5, 1858.

Artist Gustavus Sohon sketches a panoramic view of the Battle of Spokane Plains on September 5, 1858.

Seattle Neighborhoods: Sand Point's first settler is William Goldmyer on September 5, 1868.

King County voters create Port of Seattle on September 5, 1911.

Shingle bolt cutters in Granite Falls sue mill for back wages on September 5, 1914.

Roy Gardner, king of escape artists, flees McNeil Island Penitentiary on September 5, 1921.

Flash flood in South Wenatchee kills 16 people on September 5, 1925.

Seattle City Council passes Ordinance No. 55985 prohibiting dance marathons on September 5, 1928.

James Eugene Bassett disappears while on a trip to Seattle on September 5, 1928.

Elvis Presley's post-midnight arrival in Seattle draws throngs of fans on September 5, 1962.

Early edit of Bruce Bickford's epic animated film Prometheus' Garden debuts in Seattle on September 5, 1983.

San Juan County commissioners approve ordinance, creating a land bank to acquire and preserve open space and conservation areas, on September 5, 1990.

Insurance Commissioner Mike Kreidler signs new contraceptive-coverage rule, which requires insurers to cover birth control in prescription-drug plans issued for state policyholders, on September 5, 2001.

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