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Washington Territorial Legislature creates Sawamish (Mason) County on April 15, 1854.

Lincoln is assassinated and Olympia and Seattle mourn on April 15, 1865.

Seattle, Lake Shore & Eastern Railroad Company is incorporated on April 15, 1885.

Cigar makers form a Seattle local union on April 15, 1887.

Spokane's first streetcar takes its inaugural trip from downtown to Browne's Addition on April 15, 1888.

Work commences on Old Lowden Ditch, an early irrigation project in the Walla Walla Valley, on April 15, 1893.

Joseph M. Snow takes office as Washington's first Highway Commissioner on April 15, 1905.

Fire strikes the Grand Theatre in Centralia on April 15, 1924.

Walter Dubuc, age 17, youngest person to be executed in Washington, is hanged on April 15, 1932.

Blue Moon tavern opens in Seattle's University District on about April 15, 1934.

The YB-52 prototype, the Boeing B-52 Stratofortress, takes its first flight on April 15, 1952.

U.S. Air Force B-36 Peacemaker crashes at Fairchild Air Force Base, killing 15 airmen and injuring two others on April 15, 1952.

Windshield pitting incidents in Washington reach fever pitch on April 15, 1954.

Umatilla Bridge spanning the Columbia River opens on April 15, 1955.

Seattle newspapers settle legal dispute, extending their Joint Operating Agreement, on April 15, 2007.

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