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5 Fun Facts About June 3 In Florida History

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1. On June 3, 1933, the famous Seminole Indian, Osceola's remains were returned to Florida. Osceola was a leader and warrior of the Seminole and fought against the United States government's attempts to force the Seminole people to move westward.

2. On June 3, 1949, the Florida State University was granted university status by the Florida Legislature, making it the first recognized state university in Florida.

3. June 3, 1965, marked the first launch of the Gemini spacecraft from Cape Kennedy (now Cape Canaveral). The Gemini spacecraft was NASA's second manned spaceflight program and helped lay the groundwork for the Apollo missions.

4. On June 3, 1980, the Sunshine Skyway Bridge over Tampa Bay was reopened. The original bridge was destroyed in a tragic accident when a freighter struck it during a storm on May 9, 1980, killing 35 people.

5. On June 3, 1992, Hurricane Andrew formed and eventually made landfall in South Florida, causing devastating damage and leading to changes in hurricane preparedness and building codes in the state.
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