May 14, 1920: The Johnson City Kiwanis Club was chartered.
May 14, 1936: The Boy Scouts of America officially chartered the Sequoyah Council, which serves the greater Johnson City area.
May 14, 1976: President Gerald Ford campaigned at Freedom Hall Civic Center. Ford secured his party’s nomination but lost the election to Jimmy Carter that November.
Sources: “In the Footsteps of Faith: A Tour of 14 of Johnson City’s Century-Old Churches”; “History of Washington County, Tennessee”; Johnson City Press-Chronicle.