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5 Fun Facts About June 5 In Kansas History

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1. In 1863, the Battle of Franklin took place in Franklin County, Kansas, during the American Civil War. The Union infantry successfully repelled a Confederate cavalry attack led by General John Hunt Morgan.

2. In 1917, the first American woman to serve in a combat role in World War I was a Kansas native named U.S. Army Signal Corps Telephone Operator Grace Banker. She worked in a team that helped to establish crucial communication lines in France.

3. In 1933, the Kansas State House of Representatives passed a resolution strongly condemning the Nazi regime in Germany and expressing support for President Franklin D. Roosevelt's efforts to oppose them.

4. In 1968, Senator Robert F. Kennedy visited Wichita, Kansas, during his presidential campaign. He spoke at WSU's Henrion Gymnasium to a crowd of over 12,000 people, calling for greater unity, equality, and social justice in America.

5. In 2014, the newly-renovated and expanded Memorial Stadium at the University of Kansas was officially dedicated. The stadium, known as the "Rock Chalk Park," can seat over 50,000 spectators and hosts numerous sporting events throughout the year.
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