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5 Fun Facts About February 21 In Arkansas History

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1. On February 21, 1911, the Arkansas General Assembly passed a law prohibiting the manufacturing, selling, or possessing of marijuana in the state. This was one of the earliest anti-marijuana laws in the United States.

2. In 1946, the American Legion post in Hope, Arkansas was renamed in honor of James H. Jones, a local soldier who was killed in action during World War II. The post is still active today and serves veterans in the area.

3. On February 21, 1960, the Arkansas National Guard was mobilized by Governor Orval Faubus in response to the Little Rock Nine crisis. This marked a turning point in the fight over school desegregation in Arkansas.

4. In 1971, the University of Arkansas at Little Rock (UALR) officially became a four-year university, offering bachelor's degrees in addition to its existing associate degree programs. Today, UALR is a comprehensive public research university with more than 12,000 students.

5. On February 21, 2011, a winter storm brought several inches of snow and ice to much of Arkansas, causing widespread power outages and disrupting travel across the state. The storm was part of a larger system that affected much of the southern United States.
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