April 2, 2008 in City

Lottery numbers

The Spokesman-Review
 

Tuesday’s Washington Daily Game: 9-8-6

Tuesday’s Washington Keno: 4-6-7- 9-12-13-19-21-27-39-41-43-47-50- 52-54-70-73-74-79

Tuesday’s Mega Millions: 4-17-26-46-56

Mega Ball: 25

Today in history

1513: Spanish explorer Juan Ponce de Leon landed in present-day Florida.

1865: Confederate President Jefferson Davis and most of his Cabinet fled the Confederate capital of Richmond, Va., because of advancing Union forces.

1917: President Wilson asked Congress to declare war against Germany, saying, “The world must be made safe for democracy.” (Congress declared war four days later.)

1968: The influential science-fiction film “2001: A Space Odyssey” had its world premiere.

1982: Several thousand troops from Argentina seized the disputed Falkland Islands, located in the south Atlantic, from Britain. (Britain took back the islands the following June.)

2007: In its first case on climate change, the Supreme Court declared in a 5-4 ruling that carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases were air pollutants under the Clean Air Act.


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