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5 Fun Facts About January 23 In Delaware History

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1. On January 23, 1901, the Delaware State Board of Agriculture held its annual meeting. The board was responsible for promoting agricultural interests and managing the state fairgrounds.

2. On January 23, 1935, a severe snowstorm hit Delaware, dumping up to 20 inches of snow in some areas. The storm caused widespread damage and disrupted transportation and communication.

3. On January 23, 1947, the Delaware General Assembly ratified the United Nations Charter, becoming the 18th state to do so. The charter established the framework for the UN and its mission to promote peace and cooperation among nations.

4. On January 23, 1976, the Delaware Memorial Bridge set a record for the longest continuous pour of concrete in the world. The bridge, which connects Delaware and New Jersey, required over 60,000 cubic yards of concrete to complete.

5. On January 23, 2002, Delaware became the first state to ratify the 13th Amendment to the Constitution, which abolished slavery and involuntary servitude. The amendment was originally proposed in 1865 but took over 130 years to be ratified by all states.
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