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Earthquake shakes Puget Sound on June 29, 1833.

Earthquake strikes Puget Sound region on June 29, 1869.

Suffrage Special arrives in Tacoma on June 29, 1909.

Suffrage leaders from around the country arrive in Seattle by special train on June 29, 1909.

U.S. Customs at Grays Harbor seizes the schooner Annie Larsen loaded with arms and ammunition on June 29, 1915.

KIRO Radio begins broadcasting from a 50,000 watt transmitter on Maury Island on June 29, 1941.

Eisenhower signs National System of Interstate and Defense Highways Act on June 29, 1956.

ACT (A Contemporary Theatre) in Seattle, stages its first play, Oh Dad, Poor Dad, Mama's Hung You in the Closet and I'm Feeling So Sad, on June 29, 1965.

Voters in Ephrata approve creation of Port of Ephrata on June 29, 1965.

Bomb explodes at UW on June 29, 1969.

Washington Plaza Hotel opens on June 29, 1969.

Walter Carr opens Elliott Bay Book Co. in Pioneer Square on June 29, 1973.

Delridge Branch, The Seattle Public Library, opens on June 29, 2002.

Seattle Great Wheel begins spinning on June 29, 2012.

The Seattle neighborhood of South Park celebrates opening of new South Park Bridge on June 29, 2014.

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