Century 21 Exposition

  • Also Known As: Seattle World's Fair



Y/M/D Description Place
1962/04/00 Aplets and Cotlets are honored as the official candy of the 1962 Seattle World's Fair. Liberty Orchards makes the confection with less rose flavor. They also added pectin to make it less stringy than original Turkish delight.
1962/04/21 Designed by architect Paul Thiry, Washington State Pavilion for the Century 21 Exposition opens. KeyArena, Seattle
1962/04/21 The Space Needle opens as an observation tower for the 1962 World's Fair, which drew over 2.3 million visitors, when nearly 20,000 people a day used its elevators. Space Needle, Seattle

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