Here is a look at what history was made today.

1820-John H. Stevens is born. He would build the first house on the west bank of St. Anthony Falls

1838-Captain Frederick Marryat visits Fort Snelling.

1886-A 4 mile logjam closes the St. Croix River at Taylors Falls.

1968-A tornado kills nine in Tracy, Lyon County.

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