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5 Fun Facts About February 3 In Nebraska History

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1. In 1942, the University of Nebraska's famous Cornhusker Marching Band gave a spectacular halftime show during a basketball game at the Coliseum in Lincoln. The band's innovative traditions and performances have made them a cultural icon of the state, known for their high-energy performances and impressive musical talent.

2. On February 3, 1924, the Nebraska Legislature passed a bill that officially designated the state flower - the goldenrod. This yellow flower is commonly found growing along roadsides and in fields throughout the state, and serves as an important symbol of Nebraska's natural beauty.

3. In 1961, the Scottsbluff City Council voted to demolish the famous Tourist Park swimming pool, which had been a popular spot for locals and visitors during the summer months. Despite protests and efforts to save the pool, it was eventually torn down and replaced with a new aquatic center.

4. On February 3, 1979, a severe blizzard hit Nebraska, causing widespread damage and travel disruptions. The storm, which lasted for several days, dumped up to 20 inches of snow in some areas and caused power outages and other problems throughout the state.

5. In 1996, the Nebraska Cornhuskers football team won their second consecutive national championship by defeating the University of Florida in the Fiesta Bowl. The team, led by head coach Tom Osborne and Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback Tommie Frazier, finished the season with a perfect 13-0 record and cemented their status as one of the greatest college football teams of all time.
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