Jan 4 1896
Utah becomes the 45th state
On today’s this day in history – we look at Utah – the 45th state. Because it has been a crazy day – I am going to give you some fun facts about Utah.
When you think of Utah – what do you think of?
· Has the highest literacy rate in the United States
· Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, and Utah all meet at four corners. This is the only place in the country where four states come together
· The average snowfall in the mountains near Salt Lake City is 500 inches.
· State Animal: The Rocky Mountain Elk
Fun facts courtesy of: http://www.50states.com/facts/utah.htm#.Vos-pPkrLIU and http://facts.randomhistory.com/utah-facts.html
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