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5 Fun Facts About September 30 In North Carolina History

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1. On September 30, 1781, the Battle of Charlotte took place. It was a key battle of the American Revolutionary War, with British forces led by British Major General Charles Cornwallis defeating the Continental Army led by Major General Thomas Sumter.

2. The first ever college course on African American literature was taught on September 30, 1969 at North Carolina Central University in Durham. Dr. Charles Johnson taught the course, called "The Black Creative Imagination."

3. In 1954, the first ever power plant using nuclear energy for commercial purposes began operation in North Carolina on September 30. It was called the Shippingport Atomic Power Station, located in Southport.

4. On September 30, 1892, the first public library in Durham, North Carolina was established. It was the North Carolina Mutual Life Insurance Company Library and it was started by John Merrick, who founded the insurance company.

5. John Chavis, the first black American to receive a degree from a higher education institution in the United States, was born on September 30, 1763 in North Carolina. He attended Washington Academy in Virginia and later became a Presbyterian minister.
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