Supreme Court, Targum, tennis, other NJ facts | Albright
Historically, did you know that:
Supreme Court: In the 1947 State Constitution, New Jersey replaced the 16-member court of appeals with a 7-member State Supreme Court, modeled on the United States Supreme Court.
Swedish : The first permanent European settlers from New Jersey arrived in 1638 aboard two ships to found a Swedish colony.
Switlik Parachuting Company: The Switlik Parachute Company was founded in Trenton by Polish immigrant Stanley Switlik.
Targoum: Rutgers University student newspaper, the Daily Targum, is the second oldest college newspaper in the United States. It first appeared as an annual publication in 1867.
Tax Court: The New Jersey Tax Court was established in 1979.
Taxes: The primary taxes in New Jersey are property taxes, income, “business” income, sales, and inheritance taxes.
Telegraph: Samuel FB Morse was a painter and inventor. He designed the single-wire telegraph in 1832 and later developed Morse code.
Temperature: Due to New Jersey’s mid-latitude location along the Atlantic Ocean, temperatures vary with sunrise from 26 degrees to 74 degrees.
Tennis: Tennis began in New Jersey when private clubs began in the late 1800s.
Theater: New Jersey has played a leading role in American theater since colonial times.
Thomas Edison State College: Thomas Edison State College was established in Trenton in 1972.
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