The Minnesota Twins made the history books today.

1850-The Governor Ramsey takes the first steamboat trip on the Mississippi River.

1859-Author Bayard Taylor lectures in Minneapolis.

1867-The Minneapolis Daily Tribune is published.

1877-During the grasshopper plague, the state gives a dollar for each bushel of grasshopper eggs collected by this date.

1997-The Minnesota Twins retire Kriby Puckett's number 34.

And there you have it, for more visit mnopedia.org.