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The San Francisco, California, branch
office opened.
The Honolulu, Hawaii, branch office opened.
The firm had more than eighty staff members
and annual billings approached $5 million.
Jimmy Carter was elected thirty-ninth
president of the United States.
The U.S. Senate approved the Panama
Canal treaty, voting to turn the canal over
to Panama by 2000.
At Camp David, President Carter
brokered a peace agreement between
leaders of Israel and Egypt.
Margaret Thatcher was elected Prime
Minister of the United Kingdom.
Iranian students seized the American embassy
in Tehran. Fifty-three diplomats were held
hostage until January 20, 1981.
Ronald Reagan was elected fortieth
president of the United States.