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Fri., Dec. 23, 2005

Thursday’s Washington Daily Game: 1-5-0.

Thurs. Keno: 5-7-14-15-17-18-22-23-24- 25-28-31-44-48-49-61-65-66-75-76.

Today in history

1783: George Washington resigned as commander in chief of the Army.

1823: The poem “A Visit from St. Nicholas” by Clement C. Moore was published.

1941: In World War II, American forces on Wake Island surrendered to the Japanese.

1948: Former Japanese premier Hideki Tojo and six other Japanese war leaders were executed in Tokyo.

1986: The experimental airplane Voyager, piloted by Dick Rutan and Jeana Yeager, completed the first non-stop, non-refueled, round-the-world flight. .

2004: Democrat Christine Gregoire won the Washington governor’s race by 130 votes out of 2.9 million ballots cast.


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