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This Day in History for September 9 – California Gains Statehood and More
This Day in History for September 9 – California Gains Statehood and More
Here’s a look at some interesting events that took place on this day in history: 1776 – The Second Continental Congress changes the name of the nation from the United Colonies to the United States of America (More info) 1850 – California is admitted as the 31st US state, bypassing the usual waiting period of being a territory first (More info)