Events in Mississippi

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  • Jan 1, 1541

    Spanish Explorer

    Spanish Explorer
    Spanish conquistador Herando Destoto arrived in Mississippi
  • the establishment of Fort Maurepas

    the establishment of Fort Maurepas
    Pierr Le Moyne establishes Fort Maurepas.
  • The french come

    The french bring enslaved workers from the west indies.
  • Mississippi territory

    Mississippi territory is formally created
  • The Gulf

    The Gulf
    the gulf coast became part of mississippi Territory
  • Mississippi becomes a state

    Mississippi becomes the 20th state.
  • Mississippi secedes

    Mississippi secedes from the union. Civil war begins
  • The Mississippi legislature

    The Mississippi legislature rewrites the state constitution
  • The delta floods

    The Mississippi delta floods