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This Day In History, April 22nd, 2022 – “Sooners and Eager Boomers”

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133 years ago today some 50,000 men, women, and children, participated in the Oklahoma Land Rush.

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This Day in History, April 22nd – Sooners and Eager Boomers

It was 130 years ago today, on April 22, 1889, when some 50,000 men, women, and children, participating in the Oklahoma Land Rush, dashed to the sound of cannon at high noon to claim land in the Oklahoma Territory. Over two million acres of land was up for grabs, once belonging to the largest Indian reservation at the time, were […]