What important events happened in Nebraska?
The building of the transcontinental railroad started in Omaha A
few things were invented there: Kool-Aid, Spam, strobe photogaphy
Delivery pizza was reportedly started with a Dominos in Lincoln.
The birth of a few people who went on to notable things were born
there: President Gerald Ford, writers Willa Cather (who win the
Pulitzer prize for her book "One of Us) and Mari Sandoz; actors
Henry Fonda, Marlon Brando, Nick Nollte, Sandy Dennis; old time
actors Dorothy McGuire, Robert Taylor, Hoot Gibson, and Montgomery
Clift; movie mogul Darryl Zanuck; singer Ruth Etting; talk show
hosts Johnny Carson and Dicket Cavet; Red Cloud; and, finally, old
time comedian Harold Lloyd and current comedian Larry the Cable Guy
(who grew up in the same county and a few miles from where Harold
Lloyd had grown up)