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5 Fun Facts About May 22 In Arkansas History

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1. On May 22, 1875, a tornado hit Hot Springs, Arkansas, killing 30 people and causing significant damage to buildings in the area. It is still considered one of the deadliest tornadoes in Arkansas history.

2. In 1905, the first official Arkansas State Fair was held in Hot Springs, starting a tradition that continues to this day. The event attracts thousands of visitors each year and features a variety of food, entertainment, and agriculture exhibits.

3. On May 22, 1992, Johnny Cash was inducted into the Arkansas Entertainers Hall of Fame in Pine Bluff. The country music legend was born in Arkansas and often spoke about his love for the state and its people.

4. The University of Arkansas baseball team won its first SEC tournament championship on May 22, 1987. The Razorbacks defeated Mississippi State in the title game to secure the victory.

5. In 2003, the Clinton Presidential Library Foundation announced plans to build the William J. Clinton Presidential Center and Park in Little Rock. The center would be dedicated to preserving and promoting the legacy of the 42nd president of the United States, who grew up in Arkansas. It opened to the public in 2004.
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