Yet again, another busy day

1823-The Virgina is the first steamboat to reach Fort St. Anthony (Later known as Fort Snelling)

1827-William Windom is born.  He settled in Winona in 1855.  He would represent Minnesota in the US Congress as a congressman and a senator.

1902-The St. Paul Saints minor league baseball team defeats the Indianapolis Indians in the first American Association game in Lexington Park

1941-Charles A. Lindbergh Jr. is a featured speaker at a large America First rally in Minneapolis.

1993-Ralph Ware Jr dies in Oklahoma.  He played a big role in creating the Heart of the Earth School.

2000-St. Augusta Township becomes the city of Ventura.

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