Minnesota History for Today
Here is a look at your Minnesota History for today.
1836-Charles Nathaniel Hewitt is born. He would lead the state legislature to create the state board of health
1839-47 soldiers were confined in a guardhouse in Ft. Snelling for violating orders about visiting a saloon.
1859-Logs driven by floodwaters knock down the second and third bridges built over the Mississippi River.
1916-40 miners on the Mesabi iron range walk off the job and start a massive strike.
1990-Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev spends a few hours in the Twin Cities.
1999-Ed Hommer is the first double amputee to reach the top of Mount McKinley.
And there is your history for today. To read more visit mnopedia.org.