Admission to Union, August 21, 1959 (50th). Governor .... The state of Hawaii
derives its name from the name of its largest island, Hawaiʻi. ..... republic from
1894 until August 12, 1898, when...
On this day in History, Hawaii becomes 50th state on Aug 21, 1959. Learn more
about what happened today on History.
Hawaii Becomes a State August 21, 1959. Hawaii officially became the fiftieth
state on August 21, 1959. It is one of the smallest states, and it is the only state ...
21 -- Hawaii was officially proclaimed as the fiftieth state of the United States
today by President Eisenhower at bipartisan White House ceremonies.
When and why did Hawaii become a state? Answer. Hawaii—a U.S. territory
since 1898—became the 50th state in August, 1959, following a referendum in ...
But the United States had, in 1826, recognized Hawaii as a sovereign nation in
..... again, Hawaiians voted for the lesser of two evils and became the 50th state.
“The Aloha State” became the 50th state in 1959, but the history of Hawaii goes
back centuries earlier. Roughly 1,500 years ago, Polynesians from the ...
Hawai`i becomes a state. In March, President Eisenhower signed into law
legislation enabling Hawai'i to become the 50th state. A general plebiscite held
First, Hawaii became a part of the United States in 1959. ... about how we
technically have more than 50 states, because it would have led to this discovery.
Aug 21, 2015 ... 56 years ago today, Hawaii became the 50th state to join the United States. On
August 21, 1959, President Dwight Eisenhower signed the ...