Today in Washington State History From www.historylink.org http://www.historylink.org Settlers of North Oregon convene a convention at Cowlitz Landing to form a separate territory on August 29, 1851. http://www.historylink.org/index.cfm?DisplayPage=output.cfm&file_id=5560 Sand Point on Lake Washington is first surveyed on August 29, 1855, and opened for settlement. http://www.historylink.org/index.cfm?DisplayPage=output.cfm&file_id=2215 Denny Regrade (Seattle) contract for second phase is issued August 29, 1903. http://www.historylink.org/index.cfm?DisplayPage=output.cfm&file_id=709 Voters approve Langley Port District, later to become Port of South Whidbey, on August 29, 1961. http://www.historylink.org/index.cfm?DisplayPage=output.cfm&file_id=9734 King County limits development in environmentally sensitive areas on August 29, 1990. http://www.historylink.org/index.cfm?DisplayPage=output.cfm&file_id=7886