ON THIS DAY IN:
1912 John J. Frawley, of the Lubin Manufacturing Co., was in Key West to film the arrival of the first train and other industries of the city.
1953 The Key West Aquarium had developed into one of Florida's major tourist attractions. Bill Kroll, the director, reported that the Aquarium made $145,722 in paid admissions in 1952.
1955 Rear Adm. Harry H. Henderson relieved Rear Adm. C.C. Tower as commander of Naval Base Key West.
1991 Key West became the final link in cellular phone service to the Florida Keys when BellSouth Mobility installed it's equipment in the city.
1992 Charter boat Capt. Hans Baumgarten was murdered by two men who stole his boat and attempted to go to Cuba. The men were arrested when the boat ran out of gas.