Sept. 16, 1930: The Johnson City Area United Way was established as a Community Chest.
Sept. 16, 1977: The Gaither Trio performed at Freedom Hall Civic Center.
Sept. 16, 1988: Ronnie Milsap played at Freedom Hall Civic Center.
Sept. 16, 2008: A tent revival took place in front of University Parkway Baptist Church.
Sept. 16, 2018: On a rainy Sunday morning at the Watauga Dam, the East Tennessee State women took part in their first home triathlon meet — called “Beware the Bear” — featuring competition from all over the country. Freshman Lane McDonald led the ETSU contingent with her runner-up finish.
Source: The Comet; History of Washington County, Tennessee; Bobbie H. Shirley, Freedom Hall; Johnson City Press