1906 - ALASKA TOWN IS DESTROYED. ONE WOMAN IS BURNED TO DEATH AT FAIRBANKS. Meager Report Leaves It to Be Inferred That Main Business Houses Are in Ashes. Alameda, Cal. - The Northern Commercial company Wednesday received the following from its agents at Fairbanks: The entire town from Turner to Lacey street and back to Third, except, the Fairbanks Banking company's building and warehouse, has been destroyed. One woman, LOTTA TALBOT, was burned to...Read MORE...
1916 Fairbanks, a mining camp and district on the Tanana River, Alaska, in about Lon. 147° 55' W. Lippincott's New Gazetteer: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World, Containing the Most Recent and Authentic Information Respecting the Countries, Cities, Towns, Resorts, Islands, Rivers, Mountains, Seas, Lakes, Etc., in Every Portion of the Globe, Part 1
Angelo Heilprin Louis Heilprin - January 1, 1916
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1947 - THREE SOLDIERS DIE IN FIRE AT LADD FIELD. Fairbanks, Alaska, April 13 (AP) - Three soldiers burned to death and one was injured seriously late Saturday when fire destroyed the one story non-commissioned officers club at nearby Ladd Field Army air base. Witnesses told an official investigating board that the blaze apparently was caused by...Read MORE...
1955 - February 17 - KTVF TV channel 11 in Fairbanks, AK (CBS/ABC) begins broadcasting
1978 - Policeman Tells Cover-Up Story FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) - Policeman John L. Lee's tale of how he was wounded touched off a widespread search for a motorcyclist and his gun-slinging blonde companion, who Lee said shot him. Now Lee admits his story was a fantasy.
The 32-year-old North Pole policeman said Wednesday he fabricated...Read MORE...
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