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5 Fun Facts About June 14 In Indiana History

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1. In 1816, Indiana became the 19th state of the United States. June 14 marks the anniversary of Indiana's statehood.

2. On June 14, 1863, during the Civil War, the Battle of Triune took place in Tennessee. Indiana played a significant role in the battle, with over 1,000 soldiers from Indiana fighting in the Union army.

3. On this day in 1917, the Indiana Statehouse was officially dedicated. The building, designed by architect Edwin May, is an iconic landmark in downtown Indianapolis.

4. In 1943, the USS Indianapolis was launched from the Newport News Shipbuilding and Drydock Company in Virginia. The ship, which was later torpedoed and sunk during World War II, had a significant connection to Indiana, as many of its crew were from the state.

5. On June 14, 1963, the legendary racing driver A.J. Foyt won his first Indianapolis 500 race. Foyt went on to win the race a total of four times, becoming one of the most successful drivers in the history of the event.
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