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5 Fun Facts About November 5 In Idaho History

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1. Idaho's state seal was adopted on November 5, 1891, making it an important date in Idaho's history. The seal features a miner, lady justice, and a sheaf of wheat representing the state's three major industries.

2. On November 5, 1918, Idaho became the fourth state to grant women the right to vote, just days after the end of World War I. The passage of the nineteenth amendment to the US Constitution in 1920 solidified women's suffrage nationwide.

3. November 5, 1953, marked the beginning of the military training ground at Mountain Home Air Force Base. The base has been used for training aerial gunnery, bombing, and tactics since its inception. It is currently home to the 366th Fighter Wing and serves as a hub for air combat training.

4. In 1962, Idaho celebrated the opening of the world's first fast food restaurant, a McDonald's, in Boise. The chain's founder, Ray Kroc, was on hand for the opening and predicted that Boise would be the site of the chain's 400th restaurant.

5. On November 5, 2002, Idaho voters passed Proposition 2, which established the state's first-ever lottery. The lottery has raised millions of dollars for Idaho public schools and other state programs since its inception.
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