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5 Fun Facts About March 28 In Colorado History

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1. The Colorado Labor Wars began on March 28, 1903, when striking miners clashed with the Colorado National Guard in Cripple Creek. The conflict would last for several years and result in dozens of deaths.

2. On March 28, 1934, a massive dust storm swept through the Great Plains, including parts of Colorado. The storm, which became known as Black Sunday, caused extensive damage and forced many farmers to abandon their land.

3. The University of Colorado men's basketball team won their first and only NCAA Championship on March 28, 1960, defeating the Ohio State Buckeyes in the final.

4. The Colorado Rockies played their first game as a Major League Baseball team on March 28, 1993, losing to the New York Mets 3-0. The Rockies have since become a beloved part of Colorado sports culture.

5. On March 28, 2019, Colorado became the 12th state in the United States to abolish the death penalty. Governor Jared Polis signed the bill into law, citing concerns about wrongful convictions and the racial disparities in the criminal justice system.
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