Archive for April 2008

April 30, 1803

April 30, 2008

The Louisiana Purchase was signed.

Thanks to Mr. Berget’s 6th grade class Morris Area elementary School, Mr. Witt’s 6th grade class Morris Area elementary School, Mrs. Leistmeister’s 6th grade class Morris Area elementary School for the research on April’s Day in History.

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

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April 29, 1984

April 29, 2008

A late season snowstorm drops 9.2 inches of snow on the Twin Cities, bringing the season’s snow total to record 98.4 inches.

Thanks to Mr. Berget’s 6th grade class Morris Area elementary School, Mr. Witt’s 6th grade class Morris Area elementary School, Mrs. Leistmeister’s 6th grade class Morris Area elementary School for the research on April’s Day in History.

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

April 28, 1871

April 28, 2008

A lake monster was seen in Lake Pepin.

Thanks to Mr. Berget’s 6th grade class Morris Area elementary School, Mr. Witt’s 6th grade class Morris Area elementary School, Mrs. Leistmeister’s 6th grade class Morris Area elementary School for the research on April’s Day in History.

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

April 27, 1942

April 27, 2008

A tornado in Ortonville and Dumont kills two people.

Thanks to Mr. Berget’s 6th grade class Morris Area elementary School, Mr. Witt’s 6th grade class Morris Area elementary School, Mrs. Leistmeister’s 6th grade class Morris Area elementary School for the research on April’s Day in History.

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

April 26

April 26, 2008

Father Lucien arrives in St. Peter’s to organize a Catholic church.

Thanks to Mr. Berget’s 6th grade class Morris Area elementary School, Mr. Witt’s 6th grade class Morris Area elementary School, Mrs. Leistmeister’s 6th grade class Morris Area elementary School for the research on April’s Day in History.

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

April 25

April 25, 2008

A world record was broke in longest distance traveled in a hot air balloon. W.T. VanOrman ended in Rochester with a record distance of 1, 179.9 miles.

Thanks to Mr. Berget’s 6th grade class Morris Area elementary School, Mr. Witt’s 6th grade class Morris Area elementary School, Mrs. Leistmeister’s 6th grade class Morris Area elementary School for the research on April’s Day in History.

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

April 24, 1914

April 24, 2008

Thousands of frogs overran Melrose. They said that the frogs migrating pattern runs through that town.

Thanks to Mr. Berget’s 6th grade class Morris Area elementary School, Mr. Witt’s 6th grade class Morris Area elementary School, Mrs. Leistmeister’s 6th grade class Morris Area elementary School for the research on April’s Day in History.

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