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5 Fun Facts About June 7 In North Carolina History

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1. In 1832, the town of Wilmington, North Carolina established a steamship line to run between Wilmington and Charleston, South Carolina. This line was operated by the Wilmington and Raleigh Railroad Company and played a vital role in the economic development of the region.

2. On June 7, 1918, Pvt. James Eubanks became the first African American soldier from North Carolina to receive the French Croix de Guerre during World War I. Eubanks was recognized for his bravery in battle and his commitment to serving his country.

3. In 1957, the North Carolina General Assembly passed the Speaker Ban Law, which prohibited speakers who were members of the Communist Party from speaking on state university campuses. This law was later declared unconstitutional by the U.S. Supreme Court in 1968.

4. June 7, 1991, was the opening day of the first-ever World Games, which were held in Los Angeles, California. North Carolina athlete Ed Burke won a silver medal in the hammer throw event.

5. On June 7, 2017, the North Carolina Senate passed a bill that would allow residents to carry concealed weapons in churches that are also used as schools. The bill was met with controversy and ultimately vetoed by Governor Roy Cooper.
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