Today in Washington State History From www.historylink.org http://www.historylink.org Oregon Improvement Company completes purchase of Seattle & Walla Walla Railroad Company and Seattle Coal & Transportation Company on November 26, 1880. http://www.historylink.org/index.cfm?DisplayPage=output.cfm&file_id=10920 The O'Donnell Gang guns down Seattle Police Officers Trent A. Sickles and Theodore E. Stevens during a burglary on November 26, 1935. http://www.historylink.org/index.cfm?DisplayPage=output.cfm&file_id=10059 School bus plunges into Lake Chelan, killing 15 students and the driver, on November 26, 1945. http://www.historylink.org/index.cfm?DisplayPage=output.cfm&file_id=7645 Seattle City Council adopts plan for central business district development on November 26, 1963. http://www.historylink.org/index.cfm?DisplayPage=output.cfm&file_id=10697 Governor Locke offers to send National Guard troops to Seattle to augment police during World Trade Organization (WTO) demonstrations on November 26, 1999. http://www.historylink.org/index.cfm?DisplayPage=output.cfm&file_id=2136