This Day in Oklahoma History


23 February

Woody Guthrie writes *This Land is Your Land*

Folk singer Woody Guthrie writes one of his best-known songs, "This Land is Your Land." Born in Okemah, Oklahoma, in 1912, Guthrie lived and wrote of the real West, a place of hard-working people and harsh environments rather than romantic cowboys and explorers. More...

Friday, February 23, 1940

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