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5 Fun Facts About August 22 In Indiana History

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1. In 1865, legendary author Mark Twain began his first lecture tour in Indiana, starting in Fort Wayne on August 22.
2. On August 22, 1927, Hoosier pilot Emory Bronte set a new altitude record by flying his plane over Fort Wayne at 38,190 feet.
3. The first ever public basketball game in Indiana was played on August 22, 1896, between the Crawfordsville YMCA and the Lafayette YMCA.
4. On August 22, 1917, the United States government established Camp Custer near Battle Creek, Michigan, as a military training ground for soldiers during WWI. The camp brought many soldiers from Indiana to train.
5. August 22, 1950 marks the day that famous composer and pianist Cole Porter passed away in California. Porter was a native Hoosier and had written many popular songs, including "Anything Goes" and "Night and Day."
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