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5 Fun Facts About September 30 In Kansas History

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Below are 5 interesting facts concerning September 30 in Kansas history:

1. In 1850, Kansas-Nebraska Act was signed by President Fillmore, allowing citizens to decide whether territories would allow slavery. The act was controversial and contributed to the tensions between pro-slavery and anti-slavery factions in Kansas.

2. In 1909, Kansas native Dwight D. Eisenhower was born in Denison, Texas. Eisenhower would go on to serve as the 34th president of the United States from 1953 until 1961.

3. In 1927, the McPherson Opera House in McPherson, Kansas, opened its doors to the public. The historic venue has hosted a variety of events over the years, including concerts, plays, and political rallies.

4. In 1955, the United States Navy announced its plans to build a new Naval Air Base in Hutchinson, Kansas. Construction on the base wouldn't begin until 1959 and it was officially opened in 1961.

5. In 1980, baseball player Matt Diaz was born in Portland, Oregon. Diaz played for the Kansas City Royals during the 2013 season before retiring from professional baseball in 2014.
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