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5 Fun Facts About August 2 In North Carolina History

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1. In 1794, North Carolina became the twelfth state to ratify the U.S. Constitution, officially joining the United States of America.
2. On August 2, 1830, the town of Wilmington was incorporated in North Carolina, becoming a bustling port city and commercial center for the state.
3. In 1923, the first radio station in North Carolina, WBT Radio, began broadcasting from Charlotte on August 2, revolutionizing communication and entertainment in the state.
4. On August 2, 1981, Hall of Fame baseball player, Carl Yastrzemski, hit his 3,000th career hit while playing for the Boston Red Sox against the New York Yankees in Yankee Stadium. Yastrzemski grew up in Bridgehampton, NY, but attended school and played baseball in Notre Dame High School in Durham, NC.
5. August 2, 1937 was a significant day in North Carolina history because the state's first congressional district elected a new representative, Herbert C. Bonner, who would go on to serve a record-breaking 14 terms in the U.S. House of Representatives. Bonner was instrumental in the development and expansion of the state's coastal tourism industry.
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