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5 Fun Facts About April 2 In Delaware History

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1. In 1792, the Delaware General Assembly passed a law regulating and controlling the methods of fishing in the Delaware Bay and its tributaries. This law aimed to protect and preserve the fish population in the state's waters.

2. On April 2, 1861, Delaware Governor William Burton called for a special session of the General Assembly to address the secession crisis and the possibility of civil war. The session resulted in Delaware choosing to remain in the Union and support the federal government.

3. In 1941, the Civil Air Patrol was established in Delaware to help with coastal patrols and aircraft spotting during World War II. Today, the organization is still active in Delaware and serves as an auxiliary of the United States Air Force.

4. On April 2, 1965, the Wilmington Metropolitan Transportation Authority was created to coordinate and improve public transportation in the city and surrounding areas. The authority operates DART, Delaware's largest public transit system.

5. In 2015, Delaware Governor Jack Markell signed a bill legalizing same-sex marriage in the state, making Delaware the eleventh state in the US to do so. The law went into effect immediately, granting marriage benefits and rights to same-sex couples.
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