Utah History

  • Third movement for statehood

    Third movement for Statehood begins
  • Utah was admitted to the Union

    Constitution - Utah was the 45th State to be admitted to the Union. State Motto - " Industry "
  • Utah's first exercise in punishment

    Joe Hill executed, Utah's first exercise in capital punishment
  • Tornado hits Salt Lake

    Tornado hit Salt Lake City downtown, caused over $100 million dollars of damage
  • Gunman opens fire; coal miners get trapped

    Gunman opened fire in crowded shopping center in Salt Lake City, killed five; six coal miners trapped in collapse of mine, three rescue workers killed