Break out the party hats, it's time to celebrate the Sooner state.
Oklahoma turns 105 years old Friday.
On Nov. 16, 1907, Oklahoma became the 46th state to enter the union.
It quickly became known as an oil state as people moved, hoping to strike it rich.
Tulsa, Ponca City, Bartlesville and Oklahoma City flourished.
Celebrated symbols of Oklahoma include the state bird, the scissor-tailed flycatcher, the state tree, the red bud and the state meal, which includes chicken fried steak, fried okra and pecan pie.
Other interesting facts about Oklahoma can be found on the Oklahoma Historical Society 's website.
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