Jan. 15, 1891: The Comet reported, “This week the plasterers will finish their work on the Hotel Carnegie.” On the same day, The Comet reported Senator West introduced a bill in the Senate to establish a Chancery Court in Johnson City.
Jan. 15, 1935: Coming from behind a one-fall deficit, Mayes McLain grunted and grappled his way to win the main-go of the wrestling match at the City Hall arena.
Jan. 15, 2009: Science Hill survived Dobyns-Bennett’s top wrestlers without getting pinned, then picked up some pins of its own along the way. That made all the difference as the Hilltopper grapplers collected a 38-24 victory over the Tribe.
Sources: Tennessee Encyclopedia, The Comet, Johnson City Press