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5 Fun Facts About June 8 In Nevada History

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1. On June 8, 1866, the Nevada State Journal was first published in Reno by Charles H. Gorman. It was the first daily newspaper in Nevada.

2. In 1970, on June 8, the MGM Grand Hotel and Casino opened in Las Vegas. It was then the largest hotel in the world, with over 2,000 rooms.

3. The University of Nevada, Reno was founded on June 8, 1874, as the State University of Nevada. Today it is a thriving institution of higher education with over 21,000 students.

4. On June 8, 1910, a major earthquake struck the region near Winnemucca, Nevada. The quake measured 6.0 on the Richter scale and caused significant damage to buildings in the area.

5. In 1949, on June 8, the first flight of the C-135 Stratolifter took place at the McCarran Airfield in Las Vegas. Developed by Boeing, the C-135 was used for military transport and reconnaissance missions.
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