04 January 2016

On This Day: Utah becomes 45th US State


It was On This Day in 1896 that Utah became the 45th US state. Utah was a greatly diverse area. The state is named after a Native American tribe – the Utes – and means “home on mountain top.”





Sources

Utah History. Utah.gov.







On This Day is a prompt to further explore historical events.

                

© Jeanne Ruczhak-Eckman, 2016
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