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5 Fun Facts About December 6 In New Jersey History

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1. On December 6, 1865, the 13th Amendment to the United States Constitution was ratified by New Jersey. This amendment abolished slavery and involuntary servitude.

2. In 1877, the first ever telephone exchange in United States history was opened in New Brunswick, New Jersey. December 6, marks the anniversary of this historic event.

3. On December 6, 1889, Thomas Edison held a demonstration of his latest invention, the kinetoscope, at the West Orange Laboratory in New Jersey. This early form of motion picture technology paved the way for the evolution of modern cinema.

4. The Hindenburg disaster occurred on May 6, 1937, in Lakehurst, New Jersey. However, its final voyage began on December 6, 1936, when the zeppelin left Germany on its journey to the United States.

5. December 6 is the birthday of the celebrated anthropologist and feminist author, Ruth Fulton Benedict, who was born in New Jersey in 1887. Benedict is best known for her groundbreaking work in cultural anthropology and her influential book, "Patterns of Culture".
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