Arkansas Statehood Day
Arkansas Statehood Day is held on June 15. 1836. This event in the second decade of the month June is annual. Help us
Before Arkansas was a state, it became a separate territory in 1819. Arkansas was part of the Louisiana Purchase between the United States and France. In June of 1836, Arkansas became a state. Little Rock is Arkansasís state capital. Before Arkansas was a state, Arkansas was home to only 400 residents and around 60 buildings. The town quickly grew and soon had the Arkansas Gazette, schools, and churches. North Little Rock offers one of the nationís largest municipal parks.
Arkansas is known as The Natural State but has not always been referred to as that. Other nicknames in the past have included the Wonder State, Rackensack, the Bear State and the Toothpick State.
Similar holidays and events
Baltic Freedom Day on June 14 (a name given to the day when Soviet deportations from the Baltic states started. The term Baltic Freedom Day for the first time was mentioned in Ronald Reagan's proclamation number 4948 on June 14, 1982. Baltic Freedom Day references the Soviet-Nazi MolotovĖRibbentrop Pact which led to the mass deportations of peoples from Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania);
Separation Day in Delaware on June 15 (in memory of the decision of the colonial assembly in 1776, which removed the responsibility of Britain for this territory);
Dump The Pump Day on June 16 (Third Thursday of June);
National Seersucker Day in US on June 16 (date fer 2020);
Oracle Company Day on June 16 (Hardware and Software, Engineered to Work Together)