1. In 1863, the Battle of Kelly's Ford occurred during the American Civil War. Indiana soldiers played a significant role in the Union victory.
2. In 1900, the Indiana General Assembly passed legislation creating the first state-funded tuberculosis sanatorium in the United States. The facility was located in Rockville, Indiana.
3. In 1936, the first NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament championship game was held in Indianapolis. The game was won by the University of Wyoming over the University of Wisconsin.
4. In 1981, the Indiana Hoosiers men's basketball team won their fourth NCAA championship. Led by Coach Bob Knight and player Isiah Thomas, the team finished the season with a record of 26-9.
5. In 2018, Indiana became the third state to legalize sports betting. The law allowed for both in-person and online sports betting at licensed casinos and off-track betting locations.
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