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5 Fun Facts About November 11 In Nevada History

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1. Nevada became a state on October 31, 1864, just a few days before November 11, which is celebrated as Veterans Day in the United States.

2. The famous Hoover Dam, located on the Nevada-Arizona border, was dedicated on November 11, 1935. The massive concrete structure is named after President Herbert Hoover and is one of the largest hydroelectric power plants in the world.

3. On November 11, 1918, the armistice was signed to end World War I, a conflict in which a large number of Nevadans fought. The state also played a pivotal role in the war effort, producing vital minerals such as copper, lead, and zinc.

4. In 1991, on November 11, the Hoover Dam Bypass project was approved by Congress, promising to alleviate traffic congestion and improve safety around the dam area. The construction of the bypass, which includes the Mike O'Callaghan–Pat Tillman Memorial Bridge, began in 2005 and was completed in 2010.

5. November 11, 2008, is a significant date for Nevada as it marks the day when the state became the first in the United States to legalize the use and possession of recreational marijuana. The move has paved the way for other states to follow, marking a major change in the country's attitude towards the drug.
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