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5 Fun Facts About August 29 In Nebraska History

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1. In 1889, the train station in Alliance, Nebraska was completed. The station played an important role in the town's development, attracting more settlers and businesses to the area.

2. On August 29, 1927, the first public display of television in Nebraska took place at the Ak-Sar-Ben (Nebraska spelled backwards) Livestock Show in Omaha. The display featured a small screen showing live video of the event.

3. In 1949, the first professional football game was played in Omaha. The game featured the Omaha Mustangs and the Kansas City Blues of the Professional Football Association, a predecessor to the NFL.

4. On August 29, 2005, Hurricane Katrina made landfall in Louisiana, causing widespread damage and affecting many Nebraskans who had friends and family in the affected areas.

5. In 2017, the Nebraska Cornhuskers football team played their first game of the season on August 29, defeating the Arkansas State Red Wolves 43-36. The game marked the start of head coach Mike Riley's third season with the team.
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