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Walla Walla & Columbia River Railroad is completed from Wallula to Walla Walla on October 23, 1875.

NAACP, Seattle Branch, is founded on October 23, 1913.

Air travel from Seattle to New York in just 56 hours begins at Boeing Field on October 23, 1929.

Stocks sold on New York Stock Exchange lead to record lows on October 23, 1929.

Washington State Press Club members heckle Senator Joseph McCarthy on October 23, 1952.

Seattle's KING-TV cancels Joseph McCarthy's scheduled speech on October 23, 1952.

U&I Sugar Company dedicates Moses Lake plant on October 23, 1953.

Bruce Springsteen rocks with local tavern band at Seattle's Old Timer's Cafe on October 23, 1980.

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The McKinley Stump in Chehalis is removed on October 23, 2007.

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