Minnesota History for Today
Here is your history for Friday...
1844-French Canadian Benjamin Gervais founds Little Canada.
1862-160 soldiers are surrounded by Dakota in the Battle of Birch Coulee.
1868-Oliver H. Kelly organizes Minnesota's first permanent grange.
1873-The Anti-Monopoly party is established.
1924-A large rally is held at the Fairmont fairgrounds
1952-The first open heart surgery is performed in Minneapolis.
And that is it. For more on todays history visit Mnopedia.org