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5 Fun Facts About June 16 In North Dakota History

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1. North Dakota became a state: On June 16, 1889, North Dakota officially became a state, along with its neighbor to the south, South Dakota.

2. The Fargo Tornado: On June 16, 1957, a powerful tornado struck the city of Fargo, causing significant damage and taking the lives of 10 people. This tornado is still remembered as one of the deadliest in North Dakota history.

3. The Fort Totten Indian Reservation is established: On June 16, 1867, the Fort Totten Indian Reservation was established in central North Dakota. Today, it remains a vital center of Native American culture in the state.

4. The Belle Fourche Pipeline is completed: On June 16, 1984, the Belle Fourche Pipeline was completed, stretching over 350 miles from North Dakota to Wyoming. The pipeline is still in operation today and plays a key role in transporting crude oil.

5. The North Dakota State Capitol is dedicated: On June 16, 1934, the North Dakota State Capitol building in Bismarck was officially dedicated. The Art Deco-style building remains an iconic symbol of North Dakota's history and government.
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