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Charles Terry opens first store in future King County no later than November 28, 1851.

Governor Isaac Stevens selects Olympia as capital of Washington Territory on November 28, 1853.

Washington Territorial Legislature creates Douglas County on November 28, 1883.

Washington Territorial Legislature creates Adams County on November 28, 1883.

Northern Pacific Railroad establishes Pasco on November 28, 1884.

Ex-convict Charles Phillips murders Seattle Police Officer James L. Wells on November 28, 1897.

U.S. Air Force C-54G Skymaster crashes in Tacoma, killing 37 people, on November 28, 1952.

Fire breaks out at Todd Pacific Shipyards (Harbor Island, Seattle) on November 28, 1968.

First black film festival in Seattle opens on November 28, 1968.

Surrounded by police, William Scott Scurlock, the "Hollywood Bandit," commits suicide in Seattle on November 28, 1996.

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Outdoor-clothing businessman Clinton C. Filson receives patent for Cruiser shirt on March 3, 1914.

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