Archive for January 2008

January 31, 1883

January 31, 2008

The Minneapolis Society of Fine Arts is incorporated. It would later found the Minneapolis Institute of Arts and the Minneapolis School of Art.

Thanks to Miss Gesme’s class at Cornelia Elementary in Edina for the research on January’s Day in History.

Thanks also to Minnesota’s Learn and Serve America Service Learning Program for their help.

January 30, 1958

January 30, 2008

Minnesota and North Dakota agree that if you work in one of the states and live in the other, you don’t have to pay taxes for both.

Thanks to Miss Gesme’s class at Cornelia Elementary in Edina for the research on January’s Day in History.

Thanks also to Minnesota’s Learn and Serve America Service Learning Program for their help.

January 29, 1900

January 29, 2008

A fire destroys 20 buildings in the business section of Morristown.

Thanks to Miss Gesme’s class at Cornelia Elementary in Edina for the research on January’s Day in History.

Thanks also to Minnesota’s Learn and Serve America Service Learning Program for their help.

January 28, 1891

January 28, 2008

When Ojibwe Indians assemble for a ghost dance a rumor spreads of an uprising at Lake of the Woods. Many white settlers flee the Roseau Valley.

Thanks to Miss Gesme’s class at Cornelia Elementary in Edina for the research on January’s Day in History.

Thanks also to Minnesota’s Learn and Serve America Service Learning Program for their help.

January 27, 1960

January 27, 2008

Grand Portage National Monument is dedicated on this day.

Thanks to Miss Gesme’s class at Cornelia Elementary in Edina for the research on January’s Day in History.

January 26, 1949

January 26, 2008

3M announces the invention of a machine for the mass recording of tapes.

Thanks to Miss Gesme’s class at Cornelia Elementary in Edina for the research on January’s Day in History.

Thanks also to Minnesota’s Learn and Serve America Service Learning Program for their help.

January 25, 1886

January 25, 2008

A six-day bike race starts at the Washington Avenue Rink in Minneapolis. The winner, Albert Schock, rode his high wheel bicycle for 923 miles.

Thanks to Miss Gesme’s class at Cornelia Elementary in Edina for the research on January’s Day in History.

Thanks also to Minnesota’s Learn and Serve America Service Learning Program for their help.