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5 Fun Facts About January 11 In Nevada History

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1. In 1847, John C. Fremont and his party crossed the Great Basin in Nevada on January 11th during his Third Expedition, which aimed to explore and map the American West.

2. On January 11, 1865, Nevada became the 36th state to be admitted to the Union, following its territorial status since 1861. It was the first state to be admitted in the aftermath of the Civil War and was known for its silver mining industry.

3. In January 1909, the first gaming license was issued to a casino in Nevada, paving the way for the state's gambling industry that would eventually become a major source of revenue and a popular tourist attraction.

4. On January 11, 1978, the Nevada State Museum in Las Vegas opened to the public, displaying exhibits related to the natural history, geology, and cultural heritage of Nevada. The museum is housed in the former federal post office and courthouse building.

5. In January 2014, drones were used for the first time by researchers led by the University of Nevada, Reno to survey the snowpack in the Sierra Nevada mountain range. The drones allowed for faster and more accurate measurements of snow depth and water content, which are critical for water management and forecasting.
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