Things slowed down a bit today, but there is always history being made

1818-Cadwallader C. Washburn is born.  He was a pioneer in the state's flour-milling industry.  He built the first mill at St. Anthony Falls in 1866.

1903-Alexander Ramsey dies at age 88.  He was Minnesota's first territorial governor and second state governor.

1911-The law abolishing the death penalty in Minnesota is signed by governor Adolph O. Eberhart

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