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5 Fun Facts About March 9 In South Carolina History

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1. On March 9, 1865, during the American Civil War, Union troops led by General William T. Sherman captured Fayetteville, South Carolina. This was part of Sherman's march through the South, a military campaign aimed at weakening the Confederacy and hastening the end of the war.

2. March 9, 1928 saw the opening of the Cooper River Bridge, which spans the Cooper River and connects Charleston and Mount Pleasant. At the time of its construction, it was the longest bridge in the world.

3. On March 9, 1961, South Carolina received its first comprehensive state air pollution control law. This legislation marked an important step forward in protecting the state's environment and public health.

4. In 1996, a massive fire broke out in the historic Windsor Hotel in downtown Greenville on March 9, causing extensive damage to the building. Fortunately, no one was hurt in the blaze.

5. March 9, 2018 marked the inauguration of South Carolina's first female governor, Nikki Haley. Haley served as governor from 2011 to 2017, when she resigned to become the United States Ambassador to the United Nations.
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