Today in Washington State History From www.historylink.org http://www.historylink.org The International Boundary Commission first meets on June 27, 1857. http://www.historylink.org/index.cfm?DisplayPage=output.cfm&file_id=9328 Newspaper notice seeks participation in organizing local YMCA on June 27, 1876. http://www.historylink.org/index.cfm?DisplayPage=output.cfm&file_id=3405 Woodinville beginnings: Woodinville Post Office opens June 27, 1881. http://www.historylink.org/index.cfm?DisplayPage=output.cfm&file_id=451 Mount Vernon voters approve city incorporation on June 27, 1890. http://www.historylink.org/index.cfm?DisplayPage=output.cfm&file_id=9542 Jordan Valley (Snohomish County) school is authorized on June 27, 1891. http://www.historylink.org/index.cfm?DisplayPage=output.cfm&file_id=9327 Spokane's second Monroe Street Bridge, a steel bridge, is completed on June 27, 1892. http://www.historylink.org/index.cfm?DisplayPage=output.cfm&file_id=7683 Vincent Beginnings: Vincent Post Office opens on June 27, 1894. http://www.historylink.org/index.cfm?DisplayPage=output.cfm&file_id=560 L. Guy Mecklem makes Seattle's first airship ascent at Luna Park on June 27, 1908. http://www.historylink.org/index.cfm?DisplayPage=output.cfm&file_id=7853 Seattle's Montlake Bridge spanning Montlake Cut opens on June 27, 1925. http://www.historylink.org/index.cfm?DisplayPage=output.cfm&file_id=3133 Explosions at the J. A. Denn Powder Company, in Hawk's Prairie near Lacey, kill 10 and injure seven on June 27, 1934. http://www.historylink.org/index.cfm?DisplayPage=output.cfm&file_id=8155 Chelan County Historical Society opens a museum in Cashmere to preserve Willis Carey's artifacts on June 27, 1959. http://www.historylink.org/index.cfm?DisplayPage=output.cfm&file_id=8754 Seattle Symphony Orchestra hires Gerard Schwarz as principal conductor on June 27, 1984. http://www.historylink.org/index.cfm?DisplayPage=output.cfm&file_id=3884 Lusty Lady, irreverent Seattle landmark, closes on June 27, 2010. http://www.historylink.org/index.cfm?DisplayPage=output.cfm&file_id=9486