Today in Washington State History From www.historylink.org http://www.historylink.org First synagogue in Seattle opens on September 18, 1892. http://www.historylink.org/index.cfm?DisplayPage=output.cfm&file_id=5546 St. Spiridon Orthodox Church in Seattle holds first service on September 18, 1895. http://www.historylink.org/index.cfm?DisplayPage=output.cfm&file_id=3608 Tacoma's Western Washington Industrial Exposition Building burns down on September 18, 1898. http://www.historylink.org/index.cfm?DisplayPage=output.cfm&file_id=5533 Fire destroys business buildings in Monroe on September 18, 1901. http://www.historylink.org/index.cfm?DisplayPage=output.cfm&file_id=8322 Winslow (Bainbridge Island) incorporates on September 18, 1947. http://www.historylink.org/index.cfm?DisplayPage=output.cfm&file_id=9131 United States Department of Justice sues the state of Washington over treaty fishing rights on September 18, 1970. http://www.historylink.org/index.cfm?DisplayPage=output.cfm&file_id=2626 Jimi Hendrix dies in London on September 18, 1970, and is buried in Renton. http://www.historylink.org/index.cfm?DisplayPage=output.cfm&file_id=1995 Sand Point Arts and Cultural Exchange, SPACE, adopts strategic plan on September 18, 1999. http://www.historylink.org/index.cfm?DisplayPage=output.cfm&file_id=2522 Sound Transit inaugurates <i>Sounder</i> commuter rail service between Tacoma and Seattle on September 18, 2000. http://www.historylink.org/index.cfm?DisplayPage=output.cfm&file_id=2672 Challengers Mark Sidran and Greg Nickels outpoll incumbent Seattle Mayor Paul Schell in primary election on September 18, 2001. http://www.historylink.org/index.cfm?DisplayPage=output.cfm&file_id=3663 Sound Spirits celebrates its grand opening and likely becomes the first legal distillery in Seattle since the 1930s on September 18, 2010. http://www.historylink.org/index.cfm?DisplayPage=output.cfm&file_id=9697