Free Shipping On All Orders

5 Fun Facts About November 23 In Mississippi History

---Learn Every Day: MS Today In History Facts Texted Each Day - Text: history ms To: 618-270-4005---

1. On November 23, 1909, the Darr Mine disaster in Pennsylvania resulted in 239 deaths, including 29 Mississippians who had traveled north to work in the coal mines.

2. In 1863, Confederate General Joseph E. Johnston arrived in Mississippi to take command of the Army of Tennessee, which was operating in the state at the time.

3. The Mississippi State Sovereignty Commission, a state agency created to oppose desegregation during the Civil Rights Movement, was officially disbanded by Governor William Winter on November 23, 1977.

4. On November 23, 1912, the first inter-collegiate football game in Mississippi history was played between the University of Mississippi (Ole Miss) and Mississippi Agricultural and Mechanical College (now Mississippi State University), with Ole Miss winning 17-0.

5. Mississippi-born musician Jimmy Buffett released his album "Changes in Latitudes, Changes in Attitudes" on November 23, 1977, which included his hit song "Margaritaville."
  • Tags: MS

Older Post Newer Post

Added to cart!
Free Shipping on Every Order | Unconditional Lifetime Warranty | Purchase Orders Accepted | Family Owned and Operated Free Priority Shipping On All USA Orders You Have Qualified for Free Shipping Spend $x to Unlock Free Shipping You Have Achieved Free Shipping Fee Free Financing Available - Pay Just 25% Today - Just Choose Installment Pay At Checkout Free Shipping On All Orders You Have Achieved Free Shipping Free shipping when you order over XX ou Have Qualified for Free Shipping