ON THIS DAY IN:
1904Robert Gabriel was elected president of the Roosevelt and Fairbanks Republican Club.
1906 George Bowne Patterson was the postmaster. The other post office employees were Harry C. Cantwell, assistant postmaster; Carrie E. Watson, registry clerk; A.H. Smith, mailing clerk; James D. Roberts Jr., mailing clerk; L.E. Blackwell, mailing clerk; Marie L. Cappick, stamp clerk; Angela Hayman, general delivery clerk; William S. Kuckhahn, carrier; Nace McGee, carrier; Benjamin D. Jenks, carrier; Ira B. Michael, carrier; and Primo F. Sola, substitute carrier.
1933 Emergency Relief Council workers' pay was increased from 18 cents an hour to a new rate of 30 cents per hour.
1938Sammy Manning, pianist and composer, wrote a symphonic march titled "Key West."
1967 Key West Towers, Key West's largest apartment complex, was completed after three years of planning and 18 months of construction. The three-building complex on South Roosevelt across from Smathers Beach had a third of its 201 units rented.
1970 The Monroe County Commission took its first look at the new County Master Plan. The comprehensive plan, a 201-page document prepared by Milo Smith and Associates of Tampa, was used by the commission as a steering device.