Today in Washington State History From www.historylink.org http://www.historylink.org David Thompson travels from Kettle Falls to Boat Encampment on the Columbia River beginning on September 2, 1811. http://www.historylink.org/index.cfm?DisplayPage=output.cfm&file_id=9229 Seattle pioneer David Denny kills a huge elk near Green Lake on September 2, 1869. http://www.historylink.org/index.cfm?DisplayPage=output.cfm&file_id=180 Emma Smith DeVoe promotes women's suffrage to teachers in Snohomish on September 2, 1909. http://www.historylink.org/index.cfm?DisplayPage=output.cfm&file_id=8761 Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition in Seattle celebrates Smith Day on September 2, 1909. http://www.historylink.org/index.cfm?DisplayPage=output.cfm&file_id=8198 Marysville's wooden policeman is kidnapped and thrown into the Snohomish River on September 2, 1917. http://www.historylink.org/index.cfm?DisplayPage=output.cfm&file_id=8143 A bomb kills Pearl A. Kongsle at her West Seattle home on September 2, 1959. http://www.historylink.org/index.cfm?DisplayPage=output.cfm&file_id=10051 WSU Puyallup Research and Extension Center launches the Master Gardener Program on September 2, 1972. http://www.historylink.org/index.cfm?DisplayPage=output.cfm&file_id=8390