- Associated Press - Friday, February 13, 2015

SALEM, Ore. (AP) - In addition to Valentine’s Day, Oregon residents are celebrating the state’s 156th birthday on Saturday.

On Feb. 14, 1859, President James Buchanan signed the bill making Oregon Territory the 33rd state.

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