Free Shipping On All Orders

5 Fun Facts About December 13 In Indiana History

---Learn Every Day: IN Today In History Facts Texted Each Day - Text: history in To: 618-270-4005---

1. On December 13, 1816, Indiana officially became a state, becoming the 19th state of the United States.

2. In 1876, the Indiana State Capitol building was dedicated in Indianapolis. It served as the state's capitol until 1888 when the original building was destroyed by a fire.

3. On December 13, 1939, the Indianapolis Colts (then known as the Baltimore Colts) played their last football game in Baltimore before moving to Indianapolis in 1984.

4. In 1963, NASCAR driver Tony Hulman Jr. purchased the Indianapolis Motor Speedway for $750,000. He helped transform the track into the world-renowned facility it is today.

5. On this day in 1989, the new Indianapolis International Airport officially opened, replacing the older and more congested Weir Cook Municipal Airport. The new facility was one of the most technologically advanced airports of its time.
  • Tags: IN

Older Post Newer Post

Added to cart!
Free Shipping on Every Order | Unconditional Lifetime Warranty | Purchase Orders Accepted | Family Owned and Operated Free Priority Shipping On All USA Orders You Have Qualified for Free Shipping Spend $x to Unlock Free Shipping You Have Achieved Free Shipping Fee Free Financing Available - Pay Just 25% Today - Just Choose Installment Pay At Checkout Free Shipping On All Orders You Have Achieved Free Shipping Free shipping when you order over XX ou Have Qualified for Free Shipping