On October 31, 1864, just 8 days before the election of the US president, Nevada became the 36th state in the United States. Since then, it is on this day that the inhabitants of Nevada celebrate the so-called Nevada Birthday.
On March 2, 1861, Nevada separated from Utah and gained its own name, shortened by Sierra Nevada.
Nevada's mining economy was closely linked to the more industrialized Union, which politically justified Nevada's admission to the United States. Nevada became part of the United States during the Civil War between the southern and northern states ( American Civil War ).
« A statue born in Fight » ( The Battle Born State ) — the official slogan of Nevada. On the state flag there is the inscription « Born in Fight » ( Battle Born ).
Nevada ( English. State of Nevada ) — the fastest growing state in the United States. Between 1990 and 2000, the population of Nevada increased by 66.3% ( in the United States as a whole over the years by 13.1% ).
Every year, on October 31, state residents hold the America-famous Nevadinsky parade, starting from the state capital — Carson City.
They have fun, dance, arrange practical jokes. And, despite the fact that this holiday is not officially recognized as a state day off, employees of banks and other state institutions prefer not to go to work, but to have fun with everyone from the heart.