June 26, 2004

Lottery numbers

The Spokesman-Review

Friday’s Washington Daily Game: 5-8-8.

Friday’s Washington Lucky for Life: 2-15-42-71.

Friday’s Washington Keno: 2-6-9-12- 15-18-20-22-28-33-41-52-53-54-57- 59-63-71-73-78.

Friday’s Mega Millions: 18-19-29-32-42.

Mega Ball:32.

Today in history

1870: The first section of Atlantic City, New Jersey’s Boardwalk was opened to the public.

1900: A commission that included Dr. Walter Reed began the fight against the deadly disease yellow fever.

1917: The first troops of the American Expeditionary Force arrived in France during World War I.

1945: The charter of the United Nations was signed by 50 countries in San Francisco.

1959: President Eisenhower joined Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II in ceremonies officially opening the St. Lawrence Seaway.

1968: Chief U.S. Justice Earl Warren announced his intention to resign.

1977: Forty two people were killed when a fire sent toxic smoke pouring through the Maury County Jail in Columbia, Tenn.

1987: Supreme Court Justice Lewis F. Powell Jr. announced his retirement, leaving a vacancy that was filled by Anthony M. Kennedy.

1963: President Kennedy visited West Berlin, where he made his famous declaration: “Ich bin ein Berliner” (I am a Berliner).

1993: President Clinton announced the U.S. had launched missiles against Iraqi targets because of “compelling evidence” Iraq had plotted to assassinate former President Bush.

2003: The Supreme Court, in a 6-3 decision, struck down state bans on gay sex.

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