Today in Washington State History From www.historylink.org http://www.historylink.org Tacoma's Olof Bull plays his fiddle on the summit of Mount Rainier on July 28, 1896. http://www.historylink.org/index.cfm?DisplayPage=output.cfm&file_id=9254 Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition in Seattle celebrates Elks Day, Port Townsend Day, W.C.T.U. Day, and Baker City Day on July 28, 1909. http://www.historylink.org/index.cfm?DisplayPage=output.cfm&file_id=8880 Alfred J. Anderson shoots and kills Whatcom County Sheriff's Deputy James F. Chatfield near Blaine on July 28, 1921. http://www.historylink.org/index.cfm?DisplayPage=output.cfm&file_id=10779 Boeing Flying Fortress B-17 prototype takes her maiden flight on July 28, 1935. http://www.historylink.org/index.cfm?DisplayPage=output.cfm&file_id=2004 Freeholders propose new Home Rule charter for King County on July 28, 1952. http://www.historylink.org/index.cfm?DisplayPage=output.cfm&file_id=7790 Century 21 Exposition debuts Saturday night dances on July 28, 1962. http://www.historylink.org/index.cfm?DisplayPage=output.cfm&file_id=9377 Boeing reveals on July 28, 1969, that in 1969 the firm has reduced its workforce by 12,000 employees. http://www.historylink.org/index.cfm?DisplayPage=output.cfm&file_id=1260 Seattle is reported highest per capita nationwide in bombings on July 28, 1970. http://www.historylink.org/index.cfm?DisplayPage=output.cfm&file_id=2312 Norm Rice unexpectedly enters race for Seattle Mayor on last day of filing, July 28, 1989. http://www.historylink.org/index.cfm?DisplayPage=output.cfm&file_id=4284 Two hydroplane racing fans discover the skull of Kennewick Man on the bank of the Columbia River on July 28, 1996. http://www.historylink.org/index.cfm?DisplayPage=output.cfm&file_id=8503