2 days in a row, it has been a busy time in Minnesota History

1883-Clarence Wigington is born.  Minnesota's first African American registered architect and the nation's first African American municipal architect.

1891-James K. Hilyard dies is St. Paul.  He was a co-founder of the Western Appeal, one of Minnesota's first black owned newspapers.

1899-The Legislature creates a state public library commission.

1940-World Famous soprano Lily Pons gives a concert while her husband Andre Kostelanetz conducts the Minneapolis Symphony Orchestra.

1961- The Minnesota Twins play their first game at Metropolitan Stadium

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