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5 Fun Facts About November 5 In Delaware History

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1. In 1783, John Dickinson, a founding father of the United States and a Delawarean, was elected President of the Supreme Executive Council of Pennsylvania, serving until 1785.

2. The Wilmington and Western Railroad, a historic railroad in Delaware, was established on November 5, 1867. It originally ran from Wilmington to Landenberg, Pennsylvania and is now a tourist attraction, offering rides through the scenic Red Clay Valley.

3. On November 5, 1923, the DuPont Company announced its acquisition of the Atlas Powder Company, a leading producer of explosives and mining equipment in the United States.

4. In 1985, voters in Delaware rejected a proposed constitutional amendment that would have allowed the death penalty for certain violent crimes. The amendment failed by a narrow margin, with 51% of voters opposing it.

5. On November 5, 2019, Sarah McBride became the first openly transgender person to be elected to the Delaware State Senate. McBride, a Democrat, won the race in the heavily Democratic 1st District of Delaware.
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