Here is a look at your Minnesota History for today.

1780-Chief Wabasha leads 200 Dakota in an attack on Spanish positions in St. Louis. This was the only known involvement of Minnesotans in the Revolutionary War.

1861-Henry David Thoreau travels to St. Paul and spends two weeks exploring.

1900-Dr. Justus Ohage donates Harriet Island to the city of St. Paul.

And there is your history, for more visit mnopedia.org.