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5 Fun Facts About July 7 In North Carolina History

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1. The Battle of Guilford Courthouse took place on July 7, 1781, during the American Revolutionary War. The battle, which was fought in present-day Greensboro, resulted in a British victory, but the casualties suffered by the British army weakened their ability to continue fighting.

2. On July 7, 1828, the cornerstone for the North Carolina State Capitol building was laid. The building, which still stands in downtown Raleigh, was completed in 1840 and is considered a prime example of Greek Revival architecture.

3. The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill was founded on July 7, 1789. The university, which is the oldest public university in the United States, opened its doors to students in 1795.

4. The city of Charlotte was incorporated on July 7, 1768, as a small trading community. Today, Charlotte is the largest city in North Carolina and a major financial center, home to the headquarters of Bank of America and Wells Fargo's East Coast operations.

5. On July 7, 2005, Hurricane Dennis made landfall near Wilmington, North Carolina. The storm caused widespread flooding and property damage, particularly along the coast. Despite being a Category 3 hurricane, Dennis was responsible for only one direct death in North Carolina.
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