Here is a look at what happened in History for today 

1849-Fort Gaines was occupied by the Army.  The post was built to monitor the Winnebago.

1907-Harold E. Stassen is born.  Elected governor at age 32, he was the youngest to hold that office

1967-Rod Carew plays his first MLB game with the Twins

1993-The North Stars play their final game in the Met Center