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5 Fun Facts About July 25 In Tennessee History

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1. In 1861, the first major land battle of the Civil War in Tennessee took place on July 25 at the Battle of Rich Mountain. Union troops successfully defeated Confederate troops, which helped to secure their hold on western Virginia.

2. On July 25, 1925, legendary country singer-songwriter and actor, Tennessee Ernie Ford, was born in Bristol, Tennessee. He is best known for his hit songs "Sixteen Tons" and "Mule Train."

3. In 1946, Tennessee became the first state in the United States to allow towns and cities to institute fluoridation of their water supplies in order to prevent tooth decay.

4. On July 25, 1966, the Blue Ridge Parkway was completed, connecting the Great Smoky Mountains National Park in North Carolina to Shenandoah National Park in Virginia. The road is 469 miles long and is considered one of the most scenic drives in the United States.

5. In 1984, the Summer Olympics were held in Los Angeles, California, but soccer games were played throughout various cities in the United States, including Knoxville, Tennessee. The Olympic soccer games in Knoxville were held at Neyland Stadium, home of the University of Tennessee Volunteers football team.
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