Washington Timeline

Events

1910 - Women gain the right to vote in Washington.

1910

Washington state unemployment peaks

1933

Seattles War Fair

April 21, 1962

1st flight of Boeing

March 1963

Seattle Earthquake

April 29, 1965

Nirvana grunge band musician

February 20 1967

world's largest airplane

February 9 1969

Starbucks began in Seattle

1971

Microsoft Found

April 4, 1975

Dixie Lee Ray served as the Democratic governor.

1977

1980 - Mount St. Helens erupte

1980

Washington's centennial of statehood.

1989

Seattle Communist Party office closed

2001

- State court backed gay marriage ban

2006

Washington became the 2nd state to adopt rules

2013