Today in Johnson City History: September 5

Sept. 5, 1889: Front-page items in the early Johnson City newspaper, The Comet, included a report that nearly every man in Gallup, New Mexico, owned a pet badger. Sept. 5, 1911: East Tennessee Normal School opened. Dr. Philander P. Claxton was the speaker. Sept. 5, 1953: East Tennessee State…

Facebook Comments