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Monday, January 4, 2016

This Day in History --- January 4

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

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