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Fraser Gold Rush prospectors exit for Victoria, British Columbia, and debt ruins Whatcom merchant on October 4, 1858.

Site of Seattle's Phinney Ridge business district first acquired for settlement on October 4, 1879.

University of Washington Board of Regents dismisses President Henry J. Suzzallo on October 4, 1926.

Seattle Buddhist Church is dedicated on October 4, 1941.

Ferry Kalakala snaps her crankshaft on October 4, 1948.

Crown Prince Akihito and Crown Princess Michiko of Japan visit Seattle on October 4, 1960.

It's A Beautiful Day's Seattle-penned song, "White Bird," hits the Billboard charts on October 4, 1969.

Alderwood Mall opens in Lynnwood on October 4, 1979.

Mountlake Terrace arsonist is sentenced to 20 years in prison on October 4, 1991.

Hope Heart Institute dedicates remodeled headquarters on October 4, 1992.

Linda Buck named recipient of Nobel Prize in "Medicine or Physiology" on October 4, 2004.

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