Free Shipping On All Orders

5 Fun Facts About September 7 In North Carolina History

---Learn Every Day: NC Today In History Facts Texted Each Day - Text: history nc To: 618-270-4005---

1. The Carolina Mountains Literary Festival is held annually in Burnsville, North Carolina during the first weekend in September. The festival, which began in 2006, features bestselling authors and has become a popular event in the North Carolina literary community.

2. On September 7, 1949, the Eastern Air Lines Flight 537, a Douglas DC-4 airplane, crashed near Waynesville, North Carolina. The crash, which killed all 29 people on board, was one of the deadliest aviation accidents in North Carolina history.

3. In 1963, the North Carolina Episcopal Diocese elected its first African American bishop, the Reverend Henry I. Louttit Jr. Louttit served as bishop until 1968 and was known for his social justice work.

4. On September 7, 1987, Hurricane Emily made landfall in North Carolina, causing widespread damage and flooding. The storm resulted in 6 deaths and caused over $1 billion in damage.

5. In 2016, the North Carolina State Fair announced that it would begin offering deep-fried Starbucks coffee as a new food option. The popular fair, which attracts over a million visitors each year, is known for its unique and unusual food offerings.
  • Tags: NC

Older Post Newer Post

Added to cart!
Free Shipping on Every Order | Unconditional Lifetime Warranty | Purchase Orders Accepted | Family Owned and Operated Free Priority Shipping On All USA Orders You Have Qualified for Free Shipping Spend $x to Unlock Free Shipping You Have Achieved Free Shipping Fee Free Financing Available - Pay Just 25% Today - Just Choose Installment Pay At Checkout Free Shipping On All Orders You Have Achieved Free Shipping Free shipping when you order over XX ou Have Qualified for Free Shipping