It Happened in Seattle

Remarkable Events That Shaped History

Book Description

A fascinating collection of thirty compelling stories about events that shaped the Emerald City, It Happened in Seattle describes everything from the battle of Seattle in 1856 to the Nisqually earthquake of 2001.

About Pomper, Steve

Steve Pomper is a Seattle police officer and the author of Seattle Curiosities (Globe Pequot Press) and Is There a Problem, Officer? A Cop's Inside Scoop on Avoiding Traffic Tickets (Lyons Press). He operates an interactive Web site at