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5 Fun Facts About April 28 In California History

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1. In 1850, the first U.S. Census was taken in California, showing a population of 92,597 people. This included both Anglo-Americans and Native Americans living in the state.

2. In 1923, the first California Highway Patrol officers were sworn in by Governor William Stephens. The CHP was created to enforce traffic laws and respond to emergencies on California's roadways.

3. In 1967, the San Francisco Giants played their first game at Candlestick Park. The stadium was known for its gusty winds and chilly temperatures, and was the Giants' home field until they moved to AT&T Park in 2000.

4. In 1986, the city of Los Angeles held a day-long celebration to honor the achievements of their native son, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. The event was attended by thousands of fans and featured speeches by local dignitaries.

5. In 1996, the U.S. government officially recognized the Tule Lake Segregation Center as a National Historic Landmark. The center was one of ten internment camps where Japanese Americans were held during World War II, and is now a museum and interpretive center.
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