|The history of today
1905: A Japanese laborer at the Pioneer Mill plantation at Lahaina is killed during
a confrontation between police and striking workers.
1907: Jack London arrives in Hawai'i on his yacht Snark after a 27-day trip from San Francisco.
1923: The Honolulu Advertiser reports the Hawaiian Contracting Co. has begun work on the construction of the Waikiki sewer.
1926: The Advertiser reports that Honolulu engineers are experimenting on a project
to reclaim or rebuild Waikiki Beach with drifting sand.
1941: Hawai'i's second territory-wide blackout drill, held shortly after 9 p.m., is declared a success.
1941: Monsignor James Joseph Sweeney of San Francisco is named the first bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Honolulu.
1968: Some 155 students occupy Bachman Hall at the University of Hawai'i to protest the firing of controversial professor Oliver Lee
1971: The popular nightclub and restaurant Queen's Surf is demolished.
1972: University of Hawai'i student Tanya Wilson is chosen Miss U.S.A.
1974: Some 650 University of Hawai'i-Manoa faculty members approve a series of resolutions, including one calling for the resignation or removal from office of regent Wallace Fujiyama. The faculty opposed the regents' decision to extend the contract of UH football coach Larry Price without the approval of the university administration.
1976: U.S. Sen. Daniel Inouye is named to the newly created Senate committee to monitor U.S. intelligence activities and, as the committee's ranking Democrat, is named chairman.
1984: Hawai'i-born Jesse Kuhaulua, who wrestled as Takamiyama, retires from sumo after 20 years. In 1972, he became the first Westerner to win a tournament in Japan's national sport.