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5 Fun Facts About March 30 In Nebraska History

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1. In 1867, Nebraska officially became a state. President Andrew Johnson signed the legislation admitting Nebraska to the Union, making it the 37th state in the United States.

2. In 1925, construction on the Nebraska State Capitol building was completed. The building, which is located in Lincoln, is considered one of the most beautiful state capitol buildings in the country and features a 400-foot tower with a 19-foot statue of the Sower, a symbol of agriculture.

3. In 1933, the University of Nebraska Cornhuskers football team played their first spring game. The game, which was held at Memorial Stadium in Lincoln, has become an annual tradition for the team and the fans.

4. In 1961, the Strategic Air Command (SAC) moved its headquarters to Offutt Air Force Base in Omaha. SAC was responsible for the deployment and operation of the United States' land-based intercontinental ballistic missiles and strategic bombers.

5. In 1981, the Nebraska Legislature passed a bill recognizing Kool-Aid as the official soft drink of the state. Kool-Aid was invented in Hastings, Nebraska in 1927 by Edwin Perkins and remains a popular drink today.
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