Archive for September 2008

September 23, 1937

September 23, 2008

Wheaton recorded a temperature of 101 degrees, but later in the day temperatures were below freezing as a storm front passed through the area.

Thanks to Mrs. Judi Vittito’s 6th grade class at Northfield Middle School for the research on September’s Day in History.

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

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September 22, 1968

September 22, 2008

Cesar Tovar played all nine positions during a Twins game.

Thanks to Mrs. Judi Vittito’s 6th grade class at Northfield Middle School for the research on September’s Day in History.

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

September 21, 1836

September 21, 2008

Fur trader Alexander Faribault contracts with mason Michel Le Laire to build a house in Mendota. The house is still standing.

Thanks to Mrs. Judi Vittito’s 6th grade class at Northfield Middle School for the research on September’s Day in History.

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

September 20, 1863

September 20, 2008

At the Battle of Chickamauga in Georgia, the Second Minnesota is one of the few Union units on hand to repel a fierce Confederate attack. Casualties claim one, third of the regiment, with forty, five died, 103 wounded, and fourteen captured out of the 382 engaged in battle.

Thanks to Mrs. Judi Vittito’s 6th grade class at Northfield Middle School for the research on September’s Day in History.

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

September 19, 1980

September 19, 2008

A hail storm in St. Paul, with stones as large as baseballs, smashed windshields and damages over 70 percent of the glass in the city’s greenhouses.

Thanks to Mrs. Judi Vittito’s 6th grade class at Northfield Middle School for the research on September’s Day in History.

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

September 18,1844

September 18, 2008

Captain Seth Eastman became commander of Fort Snelling for a second time.

Thanks to Mrs. Judi Vittito’s 6th grade class at Northfield Middle School for the research on September’s Day in History.

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

September 17, 1863

September 17, 2008

Earliest snowfall ever recorded in the Twin Cities.

Thanks to Mrs. Judi Vittito’s 6th grade class at Northfield Middle School for the research on September’s Day in History.

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