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AREA ESTABLISHED ON THIS DAY IN 1848

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Originally inhabited by Native Americans, The Territory of Oregon was an 
organized incorporated territory of the United States that existed from
August 14, 1848, until February 14, 1859, when the southwestern portion
of the territory was admitted to the
Union as the State of Oregon.

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OREGON STATEHOOD ON THIS DAY IN 1859

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                        Oregon became the 33rd member of the Union.

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LOOKING BACK AT PAST NEWS

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HIGHLIGHTS OF PAST NEWS EVENTS

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Kenneth Ray "Kenny" Rogers is 78 today.

Kenny Rogers attended Jefferson Davis High School in Houston
and joined his first band, The Scholars, in the mid-1950s, but the
band dissolved after their front man left to go solo. He starred as
race car driver Brewster Baker in the 1982 comedy/drama film
Six Pack. Rogers was inducted into the Country Music Hall of
Fame in 2013.

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THE STATE OF OREGON IS 157 TODAY!

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Oregon was admitted to the Union on February 14, 1859. Founded as a refuge
from disputes over slavery, Oregon had a "whites only" clause in its original state Constitution.

                        

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