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5 Fun Facts About May 16 In Nevada History

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May 16 is not a particularly eventful day in Nevada history, but there are still some interesting facts to note:

1. In 1882, the Nevada State Medical Society was founded in Carson City, with the goal of promoting the study and practice of medicine in the state.
2. In 1905, the first students graduated from the University of Nevada, which had just become a full-fledged university the previous year.
3. On May 16, 1910, a devastating fire broke out in the town of Tonopah, destroying much of the downtown area and killing one person.
4. In 1957, the Las Vegas Convention Center opened its doors for the first time, marking a major milestone in the city's growth as a tourist destination.
5. On May 16, 1983, Nevada became the first state in the country to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment, which sought to guarantee equal legal rights for all people regardless of sex. The amendment was ultimately not added to the US Constitution.
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