2 days in a row, Minnesota has been busy

1892-The Lake Traverse Reservation, about 600,000 acres, is opened to white settlement

1912-St. Paul's City Flower is selected by schoolchildren, the sweet pea

1916-The First regulated trout season opens

1944-The Farmer-Labor Part and the state democratic party merge

There is your history lesson for today, and if you would like to see more about MN history, visit mnopedia.org/thisday