Minnesota History for Today
A Minnesota music icon is born Today.
1838-Edward Phelan stakes out a claim in St. Paul. Lake Phalen and Phalen Creek are named for him.
1892-The Republican National Convention meets in Minneapolis. They renominate Benjamin Harrison for the office of president.
1902-The steamer Hadley rams the Thomas Wilson near the entry to the Duluth Harbor. The Wilson sinks.
1921-The Minnesota Cooperative Creameries Association is formed.
1958-Prince Nelson in born in Minneapolis.
1987-August Wilson's play Fences wins 4 Tony Awards.
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