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Erhart Seifried, known as Green Lake John, files a homestead claim on Green Lake (Seattle) on October 13, 1869.

Maury Island beginnings: Maury Post Office opens on October 13, 1888.

State Normal School at Cheney opens on October 13, 1890.

Cumberland beginnings: Cumberland Post Office opens on October 13, 1894.

University of Washington students celebrate their Special Day at the Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition on October 13, 1909.

A new section of the Pacific Highway from Blaine to Ferndale, including the Dakota Creek Bridge, opens to traffic on October 13, 1928.

County Commissioners approve new Comprehensive Plan for King County on October 13, 1964.

SuperSonics play first regular season game on October 13, 1967.

Tacoma City Light's Mossyrock Dam on the Cowlitz River generates electricity on October 13, 1968.

D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals rules National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) applicable to proposed Trident submarine base at Bangor on October 13, 1976.

Port of Tacoma opens the North Intermodal Yard, the first dockside intermodal railyard on the West Coast, on October 13, 1981.

Two men with automatic weapons burst into a Pasco auto body shop and kill five on October 13, 1987.

University Branch, The Seattle Public Library, reopens after renovations on October 13, 2007.

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