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5 Fun Facts About February 10 In Connecticut History

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1. In 1899, Connecticut experienced one of its worst floods in history. The flood was caused by rapid melting of snow coupled with heavy rains. Several residents lost their homes, and massive damage was reported across the state.

2. In 1925, the first radio broadcast of a basketball game was made. The game was between the University of Connecticut and New Hampshire state, and it was broadcasted by a radio station in Waterbury, Connecticut.

3. In 1961, Connecticut became one of the first states to implement a state income tax. The tax was introduced to help fund the state's education system and infrastructure.

4. In 1992, McDonald's launched its first-ever Veggie burger in West Hartford, Connecticut. The burger was an attempt to cater to vegetarian customers, and it was made with a patty made from mushrooms, rice, cheese, and vegetables.

5. In 2013, Connecticut became the first state in the United States to pass a law requiring food manufacturers to label products containing genetically modified organisms (GMOs). The law went into effect in 2016 and was aimed at providing consumers with more information about the food they consume.
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