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5 Fun Facts About March 20 In Utah History

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1. Statehood Day: On March 20, 1896, Utah became the 45th state in the United States.

2. Golden Spike National Historic Site: March 20, 1957, marks the dedication of the Golden Spike National Historic Site in Promontory Summit, Utah. This site is where the first transcontinental railroad was completed in 1869.

3. Salt Lake City Olympic Games: On March 20, 2002, Salt Lake City hosted the closing ceremonies of the Winter Olympics. This was the first time the Winter Olympics had been held in the United States since 1980.

4. Bears Ears National Monument: On March 20, 2018, a lawsuit was filed to block the downsizing of the Bears Ears National Monument in southern Utah. This monument is an important cultural and archeological site for many Native American tribes.

5. Utah Jazz's Karl Malone: On March 20, 1994, Utah Jazz forward Karl Malone became the youngest player in NBA history to score 20,000 points. He went on to become one of the greatest players in NBA history, finishing his career with 36,928 points, second only to Kareem Abdul-Jabbar.
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