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5 Fun Facts About June 12 In Oregon History

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1. On June 12, 1967, the United States Supreme Court upheld the Oregon statute that prohibited individuals from assisting in suicide. This decision set a precedent for other states to pass similar laws.

2. On June 12, 1970, the Oregon State Board of Education declared that public schools must be integrated by the fall of 1973. This decision was met with resistance and protests from white supremacist groups in the state.

3. On June 12, 1971, the first ever Oregon Country Fair was held near Eugene. The annual event has since become a beloved tradition and attracts thousands of attendees each year.

4. On June 12, 1997, the Oregon Zoo welcomed a new resident – an orphaned polar bear cub named Tasul. Tasul quickly became a local celebrity and helped raise awareness about the conservation of polar bears in the wild.

5. On June 12, 2018, a group of Oregon State University students made history by launching the first ever undergraduate-built satellite into space. The satellite, nicknamed BeaverCube, was the result of years of hard work and collaboration between students and faculty.
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