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Washington Territory selects site of future Loyal Heights business district (Seattle) for school lands on May 24, 1870.

Seattle's first professional baseball game is played on May 24, 1890.

Davenport incorporates as a town of the fourth class on May 24, 1890.

College Place post office is established near Walla Walla on May 24, 1892.

Lady Willie Forbus is admitted to the Washington bar on May 24, 1919.

Playland opens at Bitter Lake in north Seattle on May 24, 1930.

George H. Weyerhaeuser is kidnapped in Tacoma and held for ransom on May 24, 1935.

Douglas Albert Munro receives the Medal of Honor posthumously on May 24, 1943.

Tacoma City Council votes to convert wartime housing at Salishan to low-income housing on May 24, 1951.

U.S. Air Force C-124A Globemaster II crashes near McChord Air Force Base on May 24, 1961.

State Supreme Court, on May 24, 1973, dismisses charges against attorney and labor organizer convicted of trespass for entering migrant worker camp.

Artie Ray Baker murders U. S. Customs Inspector Kenneth G. Ward at the Lynden Port of Entry in Whatcom County on May 24, 1979.

Two small planes carrying six members of the same family collide in mid-air near Ritzville, killing three, on May 24, 1987.

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