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George Richardson receives land patent for his property at the south end of Lopez Island on November 25, 1879.

King County Superior Court approves condemnation of land along a proposed route of Lake Washington Ship Canal (later the route of State Route 520) on November 25, 1898.

Viewers watch Puget Sound's first wide-audience TV broadcast on November 25, 1948.

First Day of Remembrance (of World War II incarceration of Japanese Americans) is held at the Puyallup Fairgrounds on November 25, 1978.

Lacey V. Murrow Memorial Bridge (Lake Washington Floating Bridge) sinks on November 25, 1990.

Explosion and fire at the Equilon Puget Sound Refinery in Anacortes kill six refinery workers on November 25, 1998.

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Dedication ceremony marks delivery of first water from Seattle Water Department's Tolt River supply system on December 17, 1962.

President Ronald Reagan delivers a hotly debated statement about Hanford while campaigning for Senator Slade Gorton in Spokane on October 31, 1986.

Ross F. George and William Hugh Gordon submit a patent application for their new ink "Lettering Pen" on October 22, 1914.

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