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...S. Army's first airplane, Orville Wright flew himself and a passenger, Lt. Frank Lahm, above Fort Myer, Va.In 1921, Canadian researcher Frederick Banting and his assistant, Charles Best, succeeded in isolating the hormone insulin at...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-27
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Today in history

...Omaha, Neb.In 1914, scientist Robert H. Goddard received a U.S. patent for a liquid-fueled rocket apparatus.In 1921, Italian-born anarchists Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti were convicted in Dedham, Massachusetts, of murdering...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-15
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Homer debates where to place Asaiah statue

...practice of walking barefoot even in winter. It was the reason Brother Asaiah came to Homer in 1958. Born Claude Bates in 1921, Brother Asaiah got his name from Krishna Venta, founder of the Fountain. Venta led a group to Homer where they settled...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-01-27/homer-debates-where-place-asaiah-statue
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Juneau Chamber of Commerce CEO completes national leadership program

...nonprofit management, the release stated. Nearly 1,000 people attend the institute each year.Since its inception in 1921, the Institute for Organizational Management has educated tens of thousands of association, chamber and other nonprofit...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-08-05/juneau-chamber-commerce-ceo-completes-n
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Journalist 'Stroller' White liked a good joke - in print

...When White tired of the Yukon, it was back to Alaska again. In 1916, Stroller was editor of the Douglas Island News. In 1921, he moved the printing equipment to Juneau and linked the name of the News with a new partner, The Stroller's Weekly...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/060204/nei_stroller.shtml
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This Day in History

In Alaska In 1921, Scott C. Bone took office as the 10th governor of Alaska, appointed by President Warren Harding. In 1925, George A. Parks...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/061603/loc_history.shtml
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In Alaska In 1921, the Douglas Island News published its final issue, then moved to Juneau as Stroller's Weekly. In 1942, the U.S. Army...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/062404/sta_history.shtml
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This Day in History

In Alaska In 1921, the Douglas Island News published its final issue, then moved to Juneau as Stroller's Weekly. In 1942, the U.S. Army...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/062405/sta_20050624016.shtml
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In Alaska In 1921, the road to the Mendenhall Glacier was completed, making it the most accessible glacier in Alaska. In 1959, a group of dancers...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/080405/sta_20050804020.shtml
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...Smithsonian Institution, named after English scientist James Smithson, whose bequest of $500,000 had made it possible. In 1921, Franklin D. Roosevelt was stricken with polio at his summer home on the Canadian island of Campobello. In 1948, Allen...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/081006/sta_20060810006.shtml
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