History

EARLY HISTORY EVENTS
1851 The Denny Party lands on Alki Point in what is now Seattle
1852 David “Doc” Maynard arrives in the area. He names the city after his friend, Chief Sealth or Chief Seattle, the leader of the Duwamish and Suquamish tribes. The Denny Party relocates their settlement to Elliot Bay
1853 First plays for the Town of Seattle are filed. Establish still existent stree grid for Pioneer Square and downtown Seattle
1856 Battle of Seattle occurs between Seattle settlers and native Indians who do not want to be relocated elsewhere
1861 Washington Territorial University – later the University of Washington – is established in downtown Seattle
1863 Seattle first newspaper, The Gazette, is published. It eventually becomes the Seattle Post-Intelligencer
1866 Chief Sealth dies
1889 The Great Seattle Fire destroys the business district but causes no deaths
1897 Klondike Gold Rush
RECENT HISTORY EVENTS
1907 Pike Place Market opens
1910 Women granted right to vote in Washington State
1916 William Boeing founds the Boeing company in Seattle
1942 Jimi Hendrix is born in Seattle
1949 Seattle is hit by a 7.1 magnitude earthquake. Seven lose their lives and the damage to the city is devastating. Seattle-Tacoma International Airport opens
1953 Paul Allen, co-founder of Microsoft, is born in Seattle
1955 Bill Gates is born in Seattle
1962 The Centuary 21 exposition is held. The Space Needle and the Monorail were built for the occasion
1971 The first Starbucks opens in Seattle. Voters saves Pike Place Market, thwarting an eight-year effort to replace it with offices, hotels and parking garages
1980 Mount St.Helens, located 96 miles south of Seattle, erupts
1993 Six people die, 750,00 homes and businesses lose power and 167 homes are destroyed in the Puget Sound’s Inaugural Day storm
2001 A 6.8 quake, named the Nisqually Earthquake, occurs
STORY OF WOLF AND MAN CHRONICLE
PART 1 Welcome to the Neighborbood
Monsters down the Road
Under a Shadowed Sky
Hunter’s Hunted
Our Town
INTERLUDE 1 The Black Dog runs at night

History

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