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Seattle Board of Trustees passes ordinance, calling for removal of Indians from the town, on February 7, 1865.

Mobs forcibly expel most of Seattle's Chinese residents beginning on February 7, 1886.

Seattle contracts to sell Renton water on February 7, 1905.

Voters recall Seattle Mayor Hiram Gill from office on February 7, 1911.

Liberty Theatre in Northport opens on February 7, 1918.

Seattle Symphony Orchestra announces on February 7, 1954, that Milton Katims will lead upcoming season.

Richard Nixon calls for a "truth offensive" during a speech in Seattle on February 7, 1966.

Woodland Park Zoo opens new Tropical House on February 7, 1969.

The Seattle Times reports improvements ongoing in Magnuson Park at Sand Point on February 7, 1989.

Major flooding strikes Asotin County on February 7, 1996.

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