The Info List - California Admission Day

Admission Day is a legal holiday in the state of California in the United States. It is celebrated as a day of observance annually on September 9 to commemorate the anniversary of the 1850 admission of California
into the Union as the thirty-first state. California
was admitted to the Union as part of the Compromise of 1850 as a free state after being ceded to the United States
United States
by Mexico
at the end of the Mexican–American War
Mexican–American War
in 1848. California
directly became a state, it was never required to spend a period of time as a territory.

First bear flag

See also[edit]

Admission Day Monument
Admission Day Monument
in San Francisco

External links[edit]

Governor Schwarzenegger Proclaims September 9 "Admission Day"(link broken, unable to find functioning links on www.bearflagmuseum.org) California
Admission Day September 9, 1850 California
Legal Holidays Laws

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