Today, things picked up

Here is a look at what happened in Minnesota history for today

1670-The Hudson's Bay Company is chartered in London.

1878-An explosion at the Washburn flour mill in Minneapolis kills 18 workers.

1903-License Number One is issued to a Packard owned by R. C. Wright of St. Paul.

1976-Due to snow accumulation of 1 inch, a baseball game was cancelled at Metropolitan Stadium.  The latest snow out in Twins history.

1986-The Steger International Polar Expedition reaches the North Pole

1992-Nobel Iaureate Rigoberta Menchu visits the Twin Cities.

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