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5 Fun Facts About December 7 In Utah History

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1. Japanese Internment: On December 7, 1941, the attack on Pearl Harbor led to the internment of Japanese Americans in Utah. The federal government relocated over 9,000 Japanese Americans from West Coast states to Topaz, a concentration camp in Delta, Utah.

2. The Mormon Pioneer National Heritage Area was designated on December 7, 2006, recognizing the impact of Mormon pioneers on the history and development of Utah.

3. In 1850, an important treaty was signed between the Ute Native American tribe and the U.S. government, granting land to the Utes in exchange for safe passage for travelers on the Old Spanish Trail. This treaty was signed on December 7.

4. On December 7, 1915, the first movie theater in Salt Lake City opened. The Kinema Theater showed silent films for five cents a ticket, and was eventually replaced by the Capitol Theater in 1921.

5. December 7, 1980, marked the opening of the Utah State Capitol building after a four-year renovation. The original building was completed in 1916 and underwent extensive renovations to modernize the building infrastructure and restore the historical architecture.
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