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5 Fun Facts About November 13 In Connecticut History

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1. On November 13, 1789, Connecticut became the fifth state to ratify the United States Constitution, joining Delaware, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Georgia.
2. In 1843, Connecticut's first railroad opened between New Haven and Hartford, greatly improving transportation and commerce across the state.
3. The famous novelist Mark Twain was born on November 30, 1835 in Florida, Missouri, but spent most of his adult life in Connecticut. On November 13, 1901, his novel "The Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg" was published.
4. On November 13, 1974, Connecticut U.S. Senator Thomas J. Dodd was censured by the Senate for allegedly using campaign funds for personal use, a scandal that ultimately led to his resignation the following year.
5. In 1985, the Mystic Seaport Marine Museum in Mystic, Connecticut opened a new exhibit called "Discovering the Titanic," featuring artifacts recovered from the sunken ocean liner. It would go on to be one of the museum's most popular exhibits.
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