1952 Lake Sammamish fishermen complain a seal is eating all of the fish, but state fisheries agents are unable to catch it, and the seal continues to live in the lake for the next 22 years
1955 Redmond's population increases to 792
1957 Nike Missile facility is built in Redmond by the US Army. The control center is located behind Hartman Park.
1960 US Census records Redmond population as 1,426, almost doubling in just 5 years.
Read these and other fun Redmond facts in this month's issue of the Centennial Chronicle