It might be April Fools day today, but history doesn't fool anyone.

Here is what Minnesota had happen through history on April 1st

1880-An act if congress places Fort Ripley in the Public Domain, making the land available for settlement.  It was established in 1849 and abandoned by the army in 1878.

1923-Twin City Savings and Loan Association is chartered.  It assisted thousands of area families to become homeowners.

1924-600 women attend a Women's safe driver automobile school at the YMCA

For more information on any events, visit mnopedia.org/thisday.