March 15, 2011

On This Day...

1839: Samuel H. Blonger, Soapy’s successor in Denver, is born.
1894: Colorado Governor Waite sends Special Order No. 242 ordering the Colorado National Guard to assemble at the armory and prepare to invade city hall to force the old commissioners out.
1898: Alexander McLain, a businessman, is sandbagged and robbed in front of his home in Skagway.


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