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5 Fun Facts About October 15 In Arkansas History

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1. In 1957, the crisis at Little Rock Central High School continued as Governor Orval Faubus called out the Arkansas National Guard to prevent nine African American students from entering the school. The standoff would not be resolved until federal troops were sent in by President Eisenhower.

2. In 2013, the world's largest retailer, Walmart, announced plans to invest $50 million in the state of Arkansas, including the creation of 300 new jobs at their headquarters in Bentonville.

3. In 1868, Arkansas was readmitted to the Union as a state after being forced to undergo Reconstruction in the aftermath of the Civil War.

4. On October 15, 1915, the Little Rock Lions Club was chartered, becoming the first Lions Club in Arkansas. The organization would go on to make significant contributions to the community, including the establishment of a dental clinic for low-income residents and funding for eye exams and glasses for those in need.

5. In 2006, the University of Arkansas unveiled a $300 million plan to expand and renovate its Fayetteville campus. The plan included new dormitories, academic buildings, and athletic facilities, as well as improvements to existing structures. The project was completed in stages over the next several years.
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