Today was one busy day in MN History

Here is a look at what Minnesota had happening

1840-Father Lucien Galtier arrives in St. Peter's to organize a Catholic Church.

1877-Governor John S. Pillsbury makes this day a day of prayer to help relieve the state from the swarms of locusts that have bothered farmers for the past 4 years.

1896-Edward J. Thye is born.  He would become the 26th governor of the State, and the first farmer to hold the office.

1924-2 agents are arrested for stealing $100,000 worth of confiscated liquor.

1972-Vietnam War protesters staged a demonstration at Honeywell, Inc.

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