|1799||Birth date of U.S. Senator (1833-1836) Ether Shepley, a justice of the Supreme Court of Maine and its Chief Justice (1848-1855).|
||Birth date of Governor (1881-1883) Harris M. Plaisted, a Major General in the Union Army during the Civil War.|
||Birth date in Portland of Maine Attorney General, Governor (1979-1987), and Congressman Joseph E. Brennan.|
||Maine voters by a 3-1 decide to keep the newly enacted corporate and individual income tax.
Maine voters approve a state constitutional amendment allowing 18 year-olds to vote in state elections, consistent with a similar U.S. constitutional amendment allowing them to vote in federal elections.
||Voters in referendum favor allowing patients “to grow and use small amounts of marijuana for treatment, as long as such use is approved by a doctor.”|
||Voters in referendum oppose a ban on what proponents called “partial birth” abortions; approve use of marijuana for certain medical conditions.|