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5 Fun Facts About May 2 In North Dakota History

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1. The first issue of The Bismarck Tribune, North Dakota's oldest newspaper still in circulation, was published on May 2, 1873. The paper has been a trusted source of news and information for over 148 years and counting.

2. On May 2, 1883, Standing Rock Sioux leader Sitting Bull surrendered to U.S. authorities after five years of resistance to their attempts to control his people and their land. This event marked the end of an era for Native American history and the beginning of the assimilation era.

3. May 2, 1933, marked the end of prohibition in North Dakota when Governor William Langer signed a bill repealing the state's prohibition laws. This move allowed for the sale and consumption of alcohol in the state once again.

4. On May 2, 1952, a United States Air Force B-36 crashed in the Turtle Mountains of North Dakota, killing eleven crew members. It was one of the largest and deadliest crashes in the state's history, and its wreckage can still be seen in the area today.

5. Theodore Roosevelt National Park was established on May 2, 1947, in honor of the 26th U.S. President and his conservation efforts. The park spans over 70,000 acres and is home to a variety of wildlife, including bison, pronghorn antelope, and wild horses.
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