Today in Washington State History From www.historylink.org http://www.historylink.org Fire destroys 20 buildings in Seattle on July 26, 1879. http://www.historylink.org/index.cfm?DisplayPage=output.cfm&file_id=253 Freight agent Eli Cummins is robbed and murdered at the town of New York Bar in Columbia County on July 26, 1882. http://www.historylink.org/index.cfm?DisplayPage=output.cfm&file_id=7789 King County Sheriff's Deputy George W. Poor is mistakenly killed by a U.S. Customs officer in Skagit County on July 26, 1891. http://www.historylink.org/index.cfm?DisplayPage=output.cfm&file_id=5485 Ku Klux Klan stages huge rally in Issaquah on July 26, 1924. http://www.historylink.org/index.cfm?DisplayPage=output.cfm&file_id=1682 Boeing Field, Seattle's first municipal airport, is dedicated on July 26, 1928. http://www.historylink.org/index.cfm?DisplayPage=output.cfm&file_id=2077 Battleship U.S.S. <i>Arizona</i> rams and sinks purse seiner off Cape Flattery, killing two on July 26, 1934. http://www.historylink.org/index.cfm?DisplayPage=output.cfm&file_id=5378 Northwest Indian canoes return to site of Point Elliott Treaty on July 26, 2007. http://www.historylink.org/index.cfm?DisplayPage=output.cfm&file_id=8269