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Collins, Van Asselt, and Maple (or Mapel) select first Donation Land Claims in King County on September 16, 1851.

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Wapato is incorporated on September 16, 1908.

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Implementation of Columbia River Treaty between United States and Canada is celebrated at International Peace Arch in Blaine on September 16, 1964.

Voters choose Wes Uhlman and Mort Frayn in Seattle mayoral primaries on September 16, 1969.

UW Regents vote to rename its venerable School of International Studies in honor of the late U.S. Senator, Henry M. Jackson on September 16, 1983.

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