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Thursday, April 1, 2010

From the Encyclopedia of Arkansas

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Governor Bill Clinton signs Act 343 of 1983, also known as the April Fools’ Day Act, making Arkansas the only state in the Union to recognize April Fools’ Day as an official state holiday. Courtesy of the Butler Center for Arkansas Studies, Central Arkansas Library System.
The Encyclopedia of Arkansas features this little known bit of Arkansas history and its "Photo of the Day" today on its website.

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