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5 Fun Facts About March 26 In Mississippi History

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1. In 1934, the infamous Bonnie and Clyde robbery duo were shot and killed in Louisiana, just miles away from the Mississippi border. The Bonnie and Clyde ambush remains one of the most famous shootouts in American history.

2. March 26, 1944, saw the first flight of the C-54 Skymaster aircraft at the Greenwood-Leflore Airport in Mississippi. The C-54 Skymaster was a military transport aircraft used extensively during World War II.

3. In 1964, the Freedom Schools were established in Mississippi as part of the Civil Rights Movement. These schools were created to provide education to African American students who were being denied access to public schools due to segregation.

4. On March 26, 1979, the city of Biloxi was hit by a devastating tornado. The tornado caused widespread damage to the city and left nine people dead.

5. In 1999, the city of Meridian celebrated the centennial anniversary of Jimmie Rodgers, the "Father of Country Music." Jimmie Rodgers was born in Meridian in 1897 and is considered one of the most influential musicians of the 20th century.
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