Today in Washington State History From www.historylink.org http://www.historylink.org Taylor Beginnings: Taylor Post Office opens on April 16, 1904. http://www.historylink.org/index.cfm?DisplayPage=output.cfm&file_id=591 The Mahoney Trunk Murder occurs on April 16, 1921. http://www.historylink.org/index.cfm?DisplayPage=output.cfm&file_id=7285 Fire burns more than 35 square miles on and east of the Sammamish Plateau in King County starting on April 16, 1939. http://www.historylink.org/index.cfm?DisplayPage=output.cfm&file_id=8121 Tacoma's new Cheney Stadium hosts first baseball game on April 16, 1960. http://www.historylink.org/index.cfm?DisplayPage=output.cfm&file_id=5119 Senator Henry M. Jackson conducts the first U.S. Senate hearing on the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) on April 16, 1969. http://www.historylink.org/index.cfm?DisplayPage=output.cfm&file_id=9905 Grand jury indicts Seattle Liberation Front (SLF) leaders on April 16, 1970, for conspiracy to riot in planning February demonstration. http://www.historylink.org/index.cfm?DisplayPage=output.cfm&file_id=2130 Billboard reading "Will the Last Person Leaving SEATTLE -- Turn Out the Lights" appears near Sea-Tac International Airport on April 16, 1971. http://www.historylink.org/index.cfm?DisplayPage=output.cfm&file_id=1287 Group Health Cooperative debates violence as a public health issue and bans weapons at all Group Health facilities on April 16, 1994. http://www.historylink.org/index.cfm?DisplayPage=output.cfm&file_id=7673 Washington State establishes recognition days in honor of Mother Joseph and Marcus Whitman on April 16, 1999. http://www.historylink.org/index.cfm?DisplayPage=output.cfm&file_id=5472 Seattle designates the 1962 Monorail as an historic landmark on April 16, 2003. http://www.historylink.org/index.cfm?DisplayPage=output.cfm&file_id=4159 Fremont Branch, The Seattle Public Library, reopens after renovations on April 16, 2005. http://www.historylink.org/index.cfm?DisplayPage=output.cfm&file_id=7316