March 13, 1947: A car crashed into St. John’s Episcopal Church, sending one person to nearby Appalachian Hospital and two people to jail on drunkenness charges. The car was heavily damaged. St. John’s was not.
March 13, 1974: The Johnson City Press-Chronicle reported that on the previous day, the Tennessee House and Senate overrode Governor’s Dunn’s veto of the bill to establish a medical school at East Tennessee State University.
March 13, 2010: More than 500 runners took part in the second annual Chasing Snakes 10K road race through Johnson City.
Sources: The Comet; Johnson City Press-Chronicle; Johnson City Press.