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Minnesota - Notable Historical Events

Louis RielMar 2, 1872

Kirby PuckettMay 8, 1984

Dino CiccarelliMar 7, 1989

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Minnesota - Historical Events
Date Event
1679-07-02

Europeans first visit Minnesota and see headwaters of Mississippi in an expedition led by Daniel Greysolon de Du Luth.

1830-07-15

Indian tribes, Sioux, Sauk & Fox, sign fourth Treaty of Prairie du Chien giving the US most of Minnesota, Iowa & Missouri

1844-09-05

Iron ore discovered in Minnesota's Mesabi Mountains

1849-03-03

Territory of Minnesota organizes

1855-01-23

The first bridge over the Mississippi River opens in what is now Minneapolis, Minnesota, a crossing made today by the Father Louis Hennepin Bridge.

1858-05-11

Minnesota admitted as 32nd US state

1862-08-18

Sioux Indians begin uprising in Minnesota (it is later crushed)

1862-12-26

38 Santee Sioux Indians hanged in Mankato Minnesota, due to their uprising

1867-12-04

Former Minnesota farmer Oliver Hudson Kelley founds the Order of the Patrons of Husbandry (better known today as the Grange).

1872-03-02

Louis Riel goes into voluntary exile in St. Paul, Minnesota

1879-01-22

James Shields (D) elected US senator from Missouri after previously serving as US senator from Illinois & Minnesota

1886-01-19

Aurora Ski Club, 1st in US, founded in Minnesota

1894-09-02

Forest fires destroy Hinckley Minnesota: about 600 die

1898-11-02

Cheerleading is started at the University of Minnesota with Johnny Campbell leading the crowd in cheering on the football team.

1903-02-16

-59°F (-51°C), Pokegama Dam, Minnesota (state record)

1914-05-21

Greyhound Bus Co begins in Minnesota

1914-08-13

Carl Wickman begins Greyhound, the 1st US bus line, in Minnesota

1920-06-15

Duluth lynchings in Minnesota.

1936-07-06

114°F (46°C), Moorhead, Minnesota (state record)

1941-03-16

Blizzard hits North Dakota & Minnesota killing 60

1941-12-09

7th Heisman Trophy Award: Bruce Smith, Minnesota (HB)

1959-06-05

Bob Dylan graduates from Hibbing High School in Minnesota

1960-01-28

NFL announces Dallas Cowboys (1960) & Minnesota Vikings (1961) franchises

1960-10-26

AL approves Washington Senators move to become Minnesota Twins & announces franchises in LA & Wash DC for 1961

1961-05-09

Balt Oriole Jim Gentile hits 2 grand slams (9 RBIs) vs Minnesota Twins

1961-09-17

Minnesota Vikings' 1st NFL game (beat Chicago Bears 37-13)

1962-07-18

Minnesota Twins Bob Allison & Harmon Killebrew hit grand slams in 1st inn & Harmon Killebrew connect in a club-record, 11-run 1st inning

1962-08-26

Minnesota Twins Jack Kralick no-hits KC A's, 1-0

1965-09-26

Minnesota gains its 1st AL pennant by defeating Washington, 2-1

1966-06-09

5 Minnesota Twins (Rich Rollins, Zolio Versailes, Tony Oliva, Don Michner, & Harmon Killebrew) all homer in 7th inning to beat A's 9-4

1968-07-03

Cleve Indian Luis Tiant strikes out 19 Minnesota Twins

1969-09-28

Joe Kapp (Minnesota Vikings) passes for 7 touchdowns vs Balt Colts (52-14)

1969-09-28

Minnesota vs Baltimore, gains 530 yards passing!

1969-11-12

Minnesota's Harmon Killebrew is voted AL MVP

1970-01-04

Minnesota Vikings beat Cleveland Browns 27-7 in NFC championship game

1970-01-11

Super Bowl IV: KC Chiefs beat Minnesota Vikings, 23-7 in New Orleans Super Bowl MVP: Len Dawson, Kansas City, QB

1970-09-21

Oakland A's Vida Blue no-hits Minnesota Twins, 6-0

1972-01-25

25th NHL All-Star Game: East beats West 3-2 at Minnesota

1972-01-25

7' Ohio State center Luke Witte is stomped in face during a brawl in a game with Minnesota

1972-05-12

Milwaukee Brewers beat Minnesota Twins, 4-3, in 22 innings (completed 5/13)

1972-05-13

Milwaukee Brewers beat Minnesota Twins, 4-3, in 22 innings (started 5/12)

1972-07-21

27.5 cm rainfall at Fort Ripley, Minnesota (state record)

1973-12-30

Minnesota Vikings beat Dallas Cowboys 27-10 in NFC championship game

1974-01-13

Super Bowl VIII: Miami Dolphins beat Minnesota Vikings, 24-7 in Houston Super Bowl MVP: Larry Csonka, Miami, RB

1974-10-12

1st time Wash Caps are shutout as they are beat 6-0 by Minnesota

1975-01-12

Super Bowl IX: Pittsburgh Steelers beat Minnesota Vikings, 16-6 in New Orleans Super Bowl MVP: Franco Harris, Pittsburgh, RB

1975-12-28

"The Hail Mary", with 32 seconds left in the NFC Divisional Playoff Game, Cowboys quarterback Roger Staubach throws a desperate 50-yard winning touchdown pass to Drew Pearson to defeat the Minnesota Vikings, and the "Hail Mary" play is born

1977-01-09

Super Bowl XI: Oakland Raiders beat Minnesota Vikings, 32-14 in Pasadena Super Bowl MVP: Fred Biletnikoff, Oakland, WR

1978-06-20

1st 6 teams of Women's Pro Basketball League (WBL) granted-Iowa, NJ, Milwaukee, Chicago, Minnesota & Dayton

1979-02-03

Minnesota Twins trade Rod Carew to California for 4 players

1979-08-11

28°F in Embarrass Minnesota

1980-12-14

Minnesota Vikings pass for 456 yards against Cleveland Browns, winning 28-24

1981-05-21

Stanley Cup: NY Islanders beat Minnesota North Stars, 4 games to 1

1983-01-03

Tony Dorsett sets NFL record with 99-yd rush, Dallas vs Minnesota

1983-08-06

Minnesota Vikings beat St Louis Cards 28-10 in London, England (NFL expo)

1983-11-06

Tor Bay Buccaneers' James Wilder rushes for 219 yards vs Minnesota Vikings

1983-12-04

NJ Devils 1st shut-out, beating Minnesota Detroit Red Wings 6-0

1984-01-04

Edmonton beats Minnesota 12-8 highest-scoring modern NHL game

1984-05-08

Minnesota Twins Kirby Puckett debuts with 4 singles

1984-05-16

Mackay pays $218,718 for 44,166 tickets to keep Twins in Minnesota Twins sell 51,863 tickets but only 6,346 fans show up for the game

1984-06-20

Amber Kvanli, of Minnesota, crowned America's Junior Miss

1984-06-22

Carl Pohlad becomes CEO of Minnesota Twins

1984-09-28

Cleve Indians down 0-10 to Minnesota Twins, win 11-10

1985-02-11

Kent Hrbek signs 5-year, $6 million contract with Minnesota Twins

1987-10-12

Minnesota Twins beat Detroit Tigers for AL pennant

1987-10-17

1st indoor World Series game (Minnesota Metrodome)

1987-10-25

Minnesota Twins win their 1st World Series championship beating St Louis Cards, 4 games to 3 in 84th World Series

1988-08-08

Minnesota Twins pull 2nd triple-play of year & beat Cleve 6-2

1988-10-02

Minnesota Twins are 1st AL club ever to break 3 million season attendance

1989-03-07

Dino Ciccarelli is traded by the Minnesota North Stars to the Washington Capitals

1989-11-22

Kirby Pucket signs record $3,000,000 per year Minnesota Twins contract

1990-05-23

NY Yankees hit 6 home runs to beat Minnesota Twins 12-0

1990-07-17

Minnesota Twins become 1st team to turn 2 triple plays in a game but lose to Boston Red Sox 1-0

1991-06-16

Minnesota Twins win a team record 15 games in a row

1991-10-13

Minnesota Twins win AL pennant beating Toronto in 5 games

1991-10-27

Minnesota Twins beat Altanta Braves 1-0 in 10 to win World Series in 7

1993-07-13

All star MVP: Kirby Puckett (Minnesota Twins)

1993-08-22

Hiromi Kobayash wins Minnesota LPGA Golf Classic

1993-08-31

Minnesota Twins beat Cleve Indians 5-4 in 22 innings

1993-09-16

Minnesota Twins Dave Winfield, is 19th to get 3,000 hits

1994-06-12

Liselotte Neumann wins Minnesota LPGA Golf Classic

1996-07-12

Kirby Puckett retires from Minnesota Twins

1997-05-25

Minnesota Twins retire Kirby Puckett's uniform #

1997-08-09

Yanks break Minnesota Twins Brad Radke's string of 12 straight wins

1998-01-22

NHL's Minnesota franchise selects the nickname Wild

1998-02-05

Author Tom Clancy confirms he signed agreement to purchase Minnesota Vikings for slightly more than $200 million, an NFL franchise record

1998-05-17

David Wells (New York Yankees) pitches a perfect game against the Minnesota Twins

1998-08-02

30th Curtis Cup: US wins 10-8 at The Minikahda Club (Minneapolis, Minnesota, US)

1999-01-04

Former professional wrestler Jesse Ventura is sworn in as governor of Minnesota.

1999-01-17

"The Miss", Minnesota Viking placekicker Gary Anderson had become the first kicker in history to finish the regular season without missing a field goal or extra point attempt, but misses a field goal late in the fourth quarter of the NFC Championship Game, allowing the Atlanta Falcons to tie the game and eventually win it in overtime

2007-08-01

The I-35W Mississippi River Bridge spanning the Mississippi River in Minneapolis, Minnesota, collapses during the evening rush hour.

2016-04-24

Prince cremated; family, friends honor him at ceremony in Minnesota

2016-09-18

Man stabs eight at Minnesota mall, is shot to death by off-duty officer

2016-09-18

Minnesota stabbing: Eight injured, suspect shot dead

2016-12-18

Minnesota football team ends boycott over sexual assault case

2017-01-24

Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton recovering after collapsing during speech

2017-06-17

Minnesota officer fired from police force after acquittal in Philando Castile shooting

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Minnesota - Notable Birthdays

Bugs MoranAug 21, 1891

Toni StoneJul 17, 1921

Judy GarlandJun 10, 1922

Roger MarisSep 10, 1934

John MaddenApr 10, 1936

Herb BrooksAug 5, 1937

Fran TarkentonFeb 3, 1940

Brian KobilkaMay 30, 1955

Dino CiccarelliFeb 8, 1960

Kirby PuckettMar 14, 1962

Vince VaughnMar 28, 1970

Jessica BielMar 3, 1982

Minnesota - Birthdays
Date Event
1861-06-29

William James Mayo, surgeon/co-founder Mayo clinic in Minnesota

1891-08-21

[George] Bugs Moran, St. Paul Minnesota, gangster

1898-05-10

Herbert Elwell, Minneapolis Minnesota, composer (Happy Hypocrite)

1903-02-19

Kay Boyle, St. Paul, Minnesota, American novelist (Plagued by Nightingales)

1906-12-23

Ross Lee Finney, Wells Minnesota, composer (Landscapes Remembered)

1907-04-13

Harold E. Stassen, Minnesota: 'Land of Plenty'

1909-06-17

Elmer Lee Andersen, Governor of Minnesota (d. 2004)

1909-06-22

Mike Todd, [Avrom Goldbogen], Minneapolis Minnesota, US theatre and film director ("Around the World in 80 Days") Died 1958

1911-10-26

Sid Gillman, Minneapolis, Minnesota, NFL hall of fame coach/player (LA, San Diego, Houston)

1913-01-19

"Minnesota Fats", American billiards player (d. 1996)

1913-11-04

Gig Young, St. Cloud Minnesota, American actor (They Shoot Horses Don't They)

1918-02-16

Patty Andrews, Minneapolis, Minnesota, American vocalist (Andrews Sisters)

1920-02-08

Bruce Smith, Smith of Minnesota

1921-07-17

Toni Stone [Marcenia Lyle Alberga], St. Paul Minnesota, American baseball player (first woman to play in a men's league)

1922-06-10

Judy Garland, [Frances Gumm], Minnesota, actress/singer (Wizard of Oz)

1924-08-11

Arlene Dahl, Minneapolis Minnesota, actress/TV panelist (Ambush)

1925-03-18

Peter Graves [Aurness], Minneapolis, Minnesota, American actor (James Phelps-Mission Impossible)

1925-06-27

Wayne Terwillinger, Baseball, Minnesota

1926-01-29

Bob Hollway, Cincinnati Bengals vs. Minnesota Vikings

1927-05-20

[Harold] Bud Grant, Wisc, CFL/NFL player/coach (Winnipeg, Minnesota)

1927-10-23

Ed Hughes, Chicago Bears vs. Minnesota Vikings

1928-12-31

Hugh McElhenny, NFL halfback (SF, Minnesota, Giants, Detroit)

1930-01-19

Tippi Hedren, New Ulm, Minnesota, American actress (The Birds, Marnie)

1931-9-14

Tommy Hudspeth, Minnesota Vikings vs. Detroit Lions

1934-01-24

Hank Bullough, Detroit Lions vs. Minnesota Vikings

1934-09-10

James L Oberstar, (Rep-D-Minnesota, 1975- )

1934-09-10

Roger Maris, Hibbing, Minnesota, Yankee, HR champ (61 in 1961, AL MVP 1960, 1961), (d. 1985)

1936-02-05

Red Phillips, Minnesota Vikings vs. Los Angeles Rams

1936-04-10

John Madden, Austin Minnesota, NFL coach (Oakland Raiders)/sports commentator (CBS, FOX)

1936-05-21

Floyd Peters, Minnesota Vikings vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers

1936-06-29

Harmon Killebrew, baseball player (Minnesota Twins)

1937-02-25

Art Powell, Atlanta Falcons vs. Minnesota Vikings

1937-08-05

Herb Brooks, Saint Paul Minnesota, American ice hockey coach (Olympic Gold Medal 1980)

1938-11-07

James Katt, pitcher/sportscaster (NY Yankees, Minnesota Twins)

1939-03-19

Joe Kapp, NFL QB (Minnesota Vikings, Boston Patriots, Houston Oilers)

1939-04-11

Houston Antwine, Minnesota Vikings vs. Boston Patriots

1939-04-21

Rip Hawkins, Minnesota Vikings vs. San Francisco 49ers

1939-07-08

Tommy Mason, Los Angeles Rams vs. Minnesota Vikings

1940-02-03

Fran Tarkenton, Richmond Va, NFL QB (NY Giants, Minnesota Vikings)

1940-05-09

Bill Triplett, Detroit Lions vs. Minnesota Vikings

1940-07-22

Bake Turner, Minnesota Vikings vs. Boston Patriots

1940-10-07

Bruce F Vento, (Rep-D-Minnesota, 1977- )

1941-01-07

Jim Stiger, Minnesota Vikings vs. Los Angeles Rams

1942-03-19

David Minge, (Rep-D-Minnesota)

1942-04-05

Jon Morris, Minnesota Vikings vs. Detroit Lions

1942-06-29

Sherman Lewis, Chicago Bears vs. Minnesota Vikings

1944-06-29

Collin Peterson, (Rep-D-Minnesota)

1944-07-21

Paul Wellstone, (Sen-D-Minnesota)

1944-10-10

Dick Witcher, Minnesota Vikings vs. San Francisco 49ers

1944-10-24

Randy Beisler, Minnesota Vikings vs. San Francisco 49ers

1945-06-08

Bob Tucker, Minnesota Vikings vs. New York Jets

1945-08-07

Alan Page, NFL defensive tackle (Minnesota Vikings)

1946-03-23

Vic Washington, Minnesota Vikings vs. Buffalo Bills

1946-05-06

Jim Ramstad, (Rep-R-Minnesota)

1946-10-10

Bill Thompson, Minnesota Vikings vs. Denver Broncos

1946-10-23

Ron Yankowski, Minnesota Vikings vs. St. Louis Cardinals

1946-9-15

Pete Athas, Minnesota Vikings vs. Buffalo Bills

1947-03-12

Bill Cappleman, Minnesota Vikings vs. Boston Patriots

1947-09-25

Cheryl Tiegs, Minnesota, model (Sports Illustrated)

1948-02-04

Rod Grams, (Rep-R-Minnesota), (d. 2013)

1948-03-07

Rich Szaro, Minnesota Vikings vs. New York Jets

1948-05-13

Nate Allen, Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Minnesota Vikings

1948-05-28

Tom Blanchard, Minnesota Vikings vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers

1948-07-22

Bob Lange, Feeling Minnesota

1948-9-12

Dave Washington, Minnesota Vikings vs. San Francisco 49ers

1948-9-28

Mel Gray, Detroit Lions vs. Minnesota Vikings

1949-01-12

Ray Brown, Minnesota Vikings vs. Atlanta Falcons

1949-04-20

Jessica Lange, Cloquet Minnesota, actress (King Kong, Tootsie)

1949-07-13

Rod Marinelli, Chicago Bears at Minnesota Vikings

1949-11-19

Ahmad Rashad, [Bobby Moore], NFL receiver (Minnesota Vikings)/sportscaster

1950-07-03

Steve Crosby, Cleveland Browns vs. Minnesota Vikings

1950-10-26

Chuck Foreman, NFL running back (Minnesota Vikings)

1951-06-27

Julia Duffy [Julia Margaret Hinds], Minneapolis, Minnesota, American actress (Newhart, Baby Talk)

1951-07-10

Joe Washington, Minnesota Vikings vs. Atlanta Falcons

1951-08-14

Carl Lumbly, Minneapolis, Minnesota, American actor (Cagney & Lacey, Alias)

1952-04-08

Rick Danmeier, Dallas Cowboys vs. Minnesota Vikings

1952-04-26

Fred Pagac, Atlanta Falcons vs. Minnesota Vikings

1952-05-06

Fred McNeill, Dallas Cowboys vs. Minnesota Vikings

1952-10-19

Morris Bradshaw, Oakland Raiders vs. Minnesota Vikings

1953-04-02

Jim Obradovich, Minnesota Vikings vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers

1953-04-24

Wes Hamilton, Dallas Cowboys vs. Minnesota Vikings

1953-04-30

Mark Mullaney, Minnesota Vikings vs. Detroit Lions

1953-07-14

Monte Jackson, Minnesota Vikings vs. Los Angeles Rams

1953-10-26

James White, Minnesota Vikings vs. Atlanta Falcons

1953-12-07

Rickey Young, Cincinnati Bengals vs. Minnesota Vikings

1954-08-27

Scott Studwell, Chicago Bears vs. Minnesota Vikings

1955-02-22

Tim Young, Scarborough, Ontario, Canadian ice hockey player (Minnesota North Stars)

1955-03-05

Tom Hannon, Minnesota Vikings vs. San Francisco 49ers

1955-04-08

Ricky Bell, Minnesota Vikings vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers

1955-05-30

Brian Kobilka, Little Falls, Minnesota, American Nobel Prize winning professor

1955-06-28

Dennis Swilley, Cincinnati Bengals vs. Minnesota Vikings

1955-9-02

Lidiya Matasova, Minnesota

1955-9-28

Jim Cooper, Dallas Cowboys vs. Minnesota Vikings

1956-02-22

John Turner, Dallas Cowboys vs. Minnesota Vikings

1956-06-05

Mike Zimmer, Atlanta Falcons vs. Minnesota Vikings

1956-07-15

Reggie Smith, Minnesota Vikings vs. Atlanta Falcons

1956-08-04

Jim Hough, Cincinnati Bengals vs. Minnesota Vikings

1956-08-28

Ken Clarke, Minnesota Vikings vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers

1956-08-29

Edddie Murray, NFL kicker (Washington Redskins, Minnesota Vikings)

1957-02-15

Ted Brown, Dallas Cowboys vs. Minnesota Vikings

1958-03-13

Stafford Mays, Chicago Bears vs. Minnesota Vikings

1958-12-13

Tim Irwin, Kansas City Chiefs vs. Minnesota Vikings

1959-02-02

Mike Tice, Chicago Bears at Minnesota Vikings

1959-02-20

Bill Gullickson, Detroit Tigers vs. Minnesota Twins

1959-03-15

Stump Mitchell, Minnesota Vikings vs. Seattle Seahawks

1959-10-16

Brian Harper, Minnesota Twins vs. Chicago White Sox

1960-02-08

Dino Ciccarelli, Sarnia Ontario, NHL right wing (Minnesota North Stars, Washington Capitals)

1960-04-14

Mike Jones, Minnesota Vikings vs. San Francisco 49ers

1960-05-21

Kent Hrbek, 1991 World Series Atlanta Braves vs Minnesota Twins

1960-05-25

Amy Klobuchar, American politician, junior senator from Minnesota

1960-11-26

Mike Merriweather, Minnesota Vikings vs. Chicago Bears

1961-02-06

Carl Lee, Kansas City Chiefs vs. Minnesota Vikings

1961-02-22

Mike Morris, NFL center (Minnesota Vikings)

1961-07-31

Chris Hinton, NFL guard (Minnesota Vikings)

1961-08-04

Alfred Anderson, Minnesota Vikings vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers

1961-10-16

Chris Doleman, Green Bay Packers vs. Minnesota Vikings

1961-12-08

David Howard, Chicago Bears vs. Minnesota Vikings

1961-12-31

Rick Aguilera, San Gabriel CA, pitcher (Minnesota Twins)

1962-02-20

Adam Schreiber, Kansas City Chiefs vs. Minnesota Vikings

1962-03-14

[Anthony] Kirby Puckett, Chicago Illinois, MLB centerfielder (Minnesota Twins)

1962-07-10

Mike Saxon, NFL punter (Minnesota Vikings)

1962-08-13

Audray McMillian, Kansas City Chiefs vs. Minnesota Vikings

1962-9-15

Aubrey Matthews, Minnesota Vikings vs. Detroit Lions

1963-01-25

Harry Newsome, Kansas City Chiefs vs. Minnesota Vikings

1963-02-24

Fuad Reveiz, NFL kicker (Minnesota Vikings)

1963-03-23

Tim Newton, Minnesota Vikings vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers

1963-03-27

Randall Cunningham, NFL QB (Philadelphia Eagles, Minnesota Vikings)

1963-04-04

Jack Del Rio, NFL linebacker (Minnesota Vikings)

1963-04-08

Terry Porter, NBA guard (Minnesota Timberwolves)

1963-07-13

Anthony Webb, NBA guard (Minnesota Timberwolves)

1963-9-20

Milton Mack, Minnesota Vikings vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers

1964-01-03

Luis Rivera, Minnesota Twins vs. Boston Red Sox

1964-02-18

Kevin Tapani, Des Moines IA, pitcher (Chicago White Sox, Minnesota Twins)

1964-04-30

Jeff Reboulet, Dayton OH, infielder (Minnesota Twins)

1964-07-08

Bob Kipper, Texas Rangers vs. Minnesota Twins

1964-08-13

Tom Prince, Oakland Athletics vs. Minnesota Twins

1964-10-01

Roberto Kelly, Panama, outfielder (NY Yanks, Cin Reds, Minnesota Twins)

1964-11-12

Dave Ellefson, Jackson, Minnesota, American heavy metal bassist (Megadeth)

1964-12-02

Chip Hale, Santa Clara CA, infielder (Minnesota Twins)

1964-12-07

Rick Fenney, Chicago Bears vs. Minnesota Vikings

1964-12-15

Jerry Ball, NFL defensive tackle (Oakland Raiders, Minnesota Vikings)

1964-12-19

Randall McDaniel, NFL guard (Minnesota Vikings)

1965-01-09

Darren Bennett, Minnesota Vikings vs. Indianapolis Colts

1965-02-08

Terry McDaniel, Minnesota Vikings vs. Oakland Raiders

1965-02-24

Paul Gruber, Minnesota Vikings vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers

1965-03-11

Johnny Holland, Minnesota Vikings vs. Seattle Seahawks

1965-05-10

Todd Kalis, Chicago Bears vs. Minnesota Vikings

1965-05-16

Jarvis Williams, Minnesota Vikings vs. New York Giants

1965-07-25

Torey Lovullo, Oakland Athletics vs. Minnesota Twins

1965-09-21

Richard Brown, NFL linebacker (Minnesota Vikings)

1965-10-24

Donald Frank, NFL cornerback (Minnesota Vikings)

1965-11-25

Cris Carter, NFL wide receiver (Minnesota Vikings)

1966-02-11

Anthony Parker, NFL cornerback (Minnesota Vikings, St Louis Rams, TB Bucs)

1966-02-11

Anthony Parker, Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs. Minnesota Vikings

1966-04-05

Scott Dill, NFL tackle/guard (Tampa Bay Bucs, Minnesota Vikings)

1966-04-12

Lorenzo White, Cleveland Browns vs. Minnesota Vikings

1966-04-14

Greg Myers, Riverside CA, catcher (Minnesota Twins)

1966-05-25

Dave Hollins, Buffalo NY, infielder (Minnesota Twins)

1966-06-28

Andrew Lang, NBA center (Minnesota Timberwolves, Milwaukee Bucks)

1966-07-23

Micheal Williams, NBA guard (Minnesota Timberwolves)

1966-11-18

Ron Coomer, Crest Hill IL, infielder (Minnesota Twins)

1966-12-01

Steve Walsh, St. Paul Minnesota, NFL quarterback (Chic Bears, Tampa Bay Buccaneers)

1966-9-10

Riccardo Ingram, New York Yankees vs. Minnesota Twins

1967-01-02

Harlon Barnett, NFL safety (Minnesota Vikings)

1967-01-04

Rick Cunningham, NFL tackle (Minnesota Vikings, Oakland Raiders)

1967-04-16

Charles Evans, NFL running back (Minnesota Vikings)

1967-05-27

Doug West, NBA guard (Minnesota Timberwolves)

1967-07-10

Alfred Jackson, NFL cornerback (Minnesota Vikings)

1967-08-12

Andrew Glover, NFL tight end (Oakland Raiders, Minnesota Vikings)

1967-08-21

Tuineau Alipate, NLF/WLAF linebacker (Frankfurt Galaxy, Minnesota Vikings)

1967-09-20

Martin Harrison, NFL defensive end (Minnesota Vikings)

1967-09-28

Jake Reed, NFL wide receiver (Minnesota Vikings)

1967-12-08

Ron George, linebacker (Minnesota Vikings)

1967-12-08

Tony Mayberry, Minnesota Vikings vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers

1967-12-12

John Randle, NFL defensive tackle (Minnesota Vikings)

1968-02-02

Scott Erickson, Long Beach CA, pitcher (Minnesota Twins, Balt Orioles)

1968-02-21

Terry Allen, NFL running back (Minnesota Vikings, Wash Redskins)

1968-02-21

Terry Allen, Minnesota Vikings vs. Baltimore Ravens

1968-02-28

Mike Milchin, Knoxville TN, pitcher (Minnesota Twins)

1968-03-25

Dixon Edwards, NFL linebacker (Dallas Cowboys, Minnesota Vikings)

1968-04-27

Adrian Cooper, NFL tight end (Minnesota Vikings)

1968-05-13

James Harris, NFL defensive end (Minnesota Vikings)

1968-05-15

Leroy Hoard, NFL running back (Cleveland Browns, Minnesota Vikings)

1968-06-12

Scott Aldred, Flint MI, pitcher (Minnesota Twins)

1968-07-07

Chuck Knoblauch, Houston Texas, shortstop (NY Yankees, Minnesota Twins)

1968-07-11

Esera Tuaolo, NFL defensive tackle (Minnesota Vikings)

1968-09-06

Pat Meares, Salina KS, infielder (Minnesota Twins)

1968-09-13

Brad Johnson, NFL quarterback (Minnesota Vikings)

1968-09-15

Rich Robertson, Nacogdoches TX, pitcher (Minnesota Twins)

1968-10-01

Greg Briggs, NFL safety (Dallas Cowboys, Minnesota Vikings)

1968-10-12

Mike Trombley, Springfield MA, pitcher (Minnesota Twins)

1968-11-09

Jeff Brady, NFL linebacker (Minnesota Vikings)

1968-12-12

Chris Walsh, NFL wide receiver (Minnesota Vikings)

1968-12-16

Darryll Lewis, Minnesota Vikings vs. Tennessee Oilers

1969-01-05

David Dixon, NFL guard (Minnesota Vikings)

1969-01-05

David Dixon, Minnesota Vikings vs. Indianapolis Colts

1969-01-15

Leonard Wheeler, NFL safety/cornerback (Cin Bengals, Minnesota Vikings)

1969-01-27

Phil Plantier, Oakland Athletics vs. Minnesota Twins

1969-02-02

Jeff Christy, corner (Minnesota Vikings)

1969-02-03

Jeff Christy, NFL center (Minnesota Vikings)

1969-02-06

James Jones, Detroit Lions vs. Minnesota Vikings

1969-02-14

Roy Barker, NFL defensive end (Minnesota Vikings, SF 49ers)

1969-02-23

Ed McDaniel, NFL linebacker (Minnesota Vikings)

1969-02-23

Ed McDaniel, New York Giants vs. Minnesota Vikings

1969-03-14

Greg Biekert, Kansas City Chiefs vs. Minnesota Vikings

1969-03-28

Scottie Graham, NFL running back (Minnesota Vikings, Cincinnati Bengals)

1969-03-28

Scottie Graham, Minnesota Vikings vs. Detroit Lions

1969-06-09

Keith Alex, NFL guard (Minnesota Vikings)

1969-07-10

Marty Cordova, Las Vegas NV, outfielder (Minnesota Twins)

1969-07-14

Jose Hernandez, Minnesota Twins vs. Cleveland Indians

1969-10-02

Matthew Walbeck, Sacramento CA, catcher (Minnesota Twins)

1969-10-09

Charles Jordan, Green Bay Packers vs. Minnesota Vikings

1969-12-08

Bobby Phillips, WLAF running back (Minnesota Vikings, Frankfurt Galaxy)

1969-12-16

Charles Mincy, NFL safety (Minnesota Vikings, Tampa Bay Buccaneers)

1969-12-19

Tom Gugliotta, NBA forward (Minnesota Timberwolves)

1969-12-28

Maren Lindow, Milwaukee, Minnesota

1970-01-06

Daniel Naulty, Los Angeles California, pitcher (Minnesota Twins)

1970-01-06

John Gerak, NFL tight end/guide (Minnesota Vikings, St Louis Rams)

1970-01-06

Darrell Bevell, Houston Texans vs. Minnesota Vikings

1970-03-04

Dave Stevens, Fullerton CA, pitcher (Minnesota Twins)

1970-03-06

Scott Stahoviak, Waukegan IL, infielder (Minnesota Twins)

1970-03-24

Marques Bragg, NBA forward (Minnesota Timberwolves)

1970-03-27

Anthony Prior, NFL cornerback/safety (NY Jets, Minnesota Vikings)

1970-03-28

Vince Vaughn, Minneapolis, Minnesota, American actor (Swingers, Wedding Crashers)

1970-04-14

Brian Stablein, Detroit Lions vs. Minnesota Vikings

1970-05-16

Jim Mecir, Oakland Athletics vs. Minnesota Twins

1970-06-02

Eric Riley, NBA center (Dallas Mavericks, Minnesota Timberwolves)

1970-07-10

Helen Sjöholm, Kristina från Duvemåla - en konsertresa till Minnesota

1970-09-18

Everett Lindsay, NFL guard/center (Minnesota Vikings)

1970-10-02

Eddie Guardado, Stockton CA, pitcher (Minnesota Twins)

1970-10-26

Bert Emanuel, Minnesota Vikings vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers

1970-11-02

Corbin Lacina, Minnesota Vikings vs. Green Bay Packers

1970-11-08

Qadry Ismail, NFL wide receiver (Minnesota Vikings, Miami Dolphins)

1970-11-30

Robert Griffith, NFL strong safety (Minnesota Vikings)

1970-12-01

Todd Steussie, NFL guard/tackle (Minnesota Vikings)

1970-9-17

Ashley Ambrose, Minnesota Vikings vs. New Orleans Saints

1971-01-16

Mike Wells, Minnesota Vikings vs. Chicago Bears

1971-01-20

Karin Smith, Miss Minnesota USA (1996)

1971-02-13

Shelly Hammonds, NFL safety (Minnesota Vikings)

1971-03-06

Darrick Martin, NBA guard (LA Clippers, Minnesota Timberwolves)

1971-03-12

Greg Hansell, Bellflower CA, pitcher (Minnesota Twins)

1971-05-05

Mike Redmond, Detroit Tigers vs. Minnesota Twins

1971-05-11

Corey Fuller, NFL cornerback (Minnesota Vikings)

1971-06-04

Peter Jöback, Kristina från Duvemåla - en konsertresa till Minnesota

1971-07-01

Melissa Peterman [Melissa Margaret], Minneapolis, Minnesota, American actress (Reba, Fargo)

1971-08-02

Fernando Smith, NFL defensive end (Minnesota Vikings)

1971-09-28

Chad May, NFL/WLAF quarterback (Minnesota Vikings, Frankfurt Galaxy)

1971-10-01

Amp Lee, NFL running back (Minnesota Vikings, St Louis Rams)

1971-10-25

Lee Gissendaner, NFL/WLAF receiver (Minnesota Vikings, Scottish Claymores)

1971-11-03

Matthew Lawton, Gulfport MS, outfielder (Minnesota Twins)

1971-11-06

Derrick Alexander, Minnesota Vikings vs. Seattle Seahawks

1971-12-08

James Stewart, NFL running back (Minnesota Vikings)

1971-12-08

James Stewart, Chicago Bears vs. Minnesota Vikings

1971-12-23

Pete Bercich, NFL linebacker (Minnesota Vikings)

1972-01-24

Jay Walker, quarterback (Minnesota Vikings)

1972-02-01

Richard Becker, Aurora IL, outfielder (Minnesota Twins)

1972-03-04

Robert Smith, NFL running back (Minnesota Vikings)

1972-03-12

Sean C. Graham, Little Minnesota

1972-06-21

Andrew Jordan, NFL tight end (Minnesota Vikings)

1972-06-24

Mitch Berger, punter (Minnesota Vikings)

1972-07-08

Jay Bellamy, Minnesota Vikings vs. New Orleans Saints

1972-09-04

Jason Fisk, NFL defensive tackle (Minnesota Vikings)

1972-10-10

Hunter Goodwin, tight end (Minnesota Vikings)

1972-10-10

Hunter Goodwin, Kansas City Chiefs vs. Minnesota Vikings

1972-10-21

Orlando Thomas, NFL safety (Minnesota Vikings)

1972-10-27

Brad Radke, Eau Claire WI, pitcher (Minnesota Twins)

1972-11-19

David Palmer, NFL wide receiver (Minnesota Vikings)

1972-12-11

Francisco Rodriguez, Brooklyn NY, pitcher (Minnesota Twins)

1972-12-17

Dewayne Washington, cornerback (Minnesota Vikings)

1972-12-27

Dewayne Washington, NFL cornerback (Minnesota Vikings)

1972-12-29

Melissa Hall, Miss USA-Minnesota (1997)

1972-9-06

Eric Zeier, Minnesota Vikings vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers

1973-01-03

Paula Knoll, Moorhead Minnesota, Miss America-Minnesota (1996)

1973-01-21

Grady Jackson, Atlanta Falcons vs. Minnesota Vikings

1973-01-28

Jerome Allen, NBA guard (Minnesota Timberwolves)

1973-02-02

Jose White, WLAF/NFL defensive tackle (Minnesota Vikings, Frankfurt Galaxy)

1973-02-24

Harold Morrow, full back (Minnesota Vikings)

1973-02-24

Harold Morrow, Minnesota Vikings vs. Baltimore Ravens

1973-03-12

Antonio Banks, cornerback (Minnesota Vikings)

1973-04-03

Greg DeLong, NFL tight end (Minnesota Vikings)

1973-04-26

Mark Davis, NBA guard/forward (Phila 76ers, Minnesota Timberwolves)

1973-05-25

Earl Mackey, NFL linebacker (Minnesota Vikings)

1973-06-02

Neifi Perez, Detroit Tigers vs. Minnesota Twins

1973-08-12

Moses Ware, NFL wide receiver (Minnesota Vikings)

1973-10-19

Robert Tate, wide receiver (Minnesota Vikings)

1973-11-03

Derrick Alexander, NFL defensive end (Minnesota Vikings)

1973-11-29

Duane Butler, safety (Minnesota Vikings)

1973-12-18

Keith Washington, NFL defensive end (Minnesota Vikings, Baltimore Ravens)

1974-02-09

Orlando Bobo, guard (Minnesota Vikings)

1974-02-25

Shannon Stewart, Chicago White Sox vs. Minnesota Twins

1974-03-18

Torrian Gray, safety (Minnesota Vikings)

1974-04-10

Sherry Johnson, Owatonna Minnesota, Miss America-Minnesota (1996)

1974-05-01

Matthew Hatchette, NFL wide receiver (Minnesota Vikings)

1974-05-08

Korey Stringer, NFL tackle (Minnesota Vikings)

1974-05-23

Duane Clemons, linebacker (Minnesota Vikings)

1975-02-26

Sam Cowart, Minnesota Vikings vs. Baltimore Ravens

1975-02-27

Marcus Robinson, Minnesota Vikings vs. Washington Redskins

1975-05-31

Kenny Mixon, Kansas City Chiefs vs. Minnesota Vikings

1975-08-09

Mike Lamb, Boston Red Sox vs. Minnesota Twins

1975-12-16

Jerome Pathon, Minnesota Vikings vs. New Orleans Saints

1975-9-16

Todd Weiner, Atlanta Falcons vs. Minnesota Vikings

1975-9-19

Javier Valentin, Minnesota Twins vs. Chicago White Sox

1976-02-03

Dwayne Rudd, linebacker (Minnesota Vikings)

1976-05-19

Kevin Garnett, NBA forward (Minnesota Timberwolves)

1976-08-23

Mark DiFelice, Milwaukee Brewers vs. Minnesota Twins

1976-9-08

Mike Rivera, Milwaukee Brewers vs. Minnesota Twins

1977-01-19

Keith Newman, Minnesota Vikings vs. New Orleans Saints

1977-01-31

Jim Kleinsasser, Chicago Bears at Minnesota Vikings

1977-04-25

Rodney Williams, New York Giants vs. Minnesota Vikings

1977-06-24

Antoine Winfield, Green Bay Packers at Minnesota Vikings

1977-9-21

Fakhir Brown, Minnesota Vikings vs. New Orleans Saints

1978-01-17

Paul Edinger, Minnesota Vikings vs. Baltimore Ravens

1978-03-30

Josh Bard, Minnesota Twins vs. Cleveland Indians

1978-11-26

Sarah Cahill, Miss Minnesota Teen USA (1996)

1978-12-07

Ben Leber, Green Bay Packers at Minnesota Vikings

1979-01-23

Juan Rincon, Chicago White Sox vs. Minnesota Twins

1979-03-10

Jimmy Williams, Atlanta Falcons vs. Minnesota Vikings

1979-03-27

Michael Cuddyer, Minnesota Twins baseball player

1979-06-04

Alex Brown, Minnesota Vikings at Chicago Bears

1979-07-02

Brian Williams, Minnesota Vikings vs. Green Bay Packers

1979-09-23

Bryant McKinnie, Woodbury, NJ, NFL Offensive Tackle (Minnesota Vikings)

1979-11-03

Jamie Duffney, Miss Minnesota Teen USA (1997)

1979-11-15

Brooks Bollinger, Chicago Bears vs. Minnesota Vikings

1979-9-22

Chester Taylor, Chicago Bears at Minnesota Vikings

1980-05-22

Jason McKie, Chicago Bears vs. Minnesota Vikings

1980-08-03

E.J. Henderson, Atlanta Falcons vs. Minnesota Vikings

1980-08-16

Kevin Williams, Green Bay Packers at Minnesota Vikings

1981-02-25

Bobby Wade, Houston Texans vs. Minnesota Vikings

1981-04-18

Brian Buscher, Minnesota Twins vs. Texas Rangers

1981-08-04

Kevin Walter, Houston Texans vs. Minnesota Vikings

1981-10-18

Madieu Williams, Green Bay Packers at Minnesota Vikings

1981-12-12

Spencer Johnson, Atlanta Falcons vs. Minnesota Vikings

1982-03-03

Jessica Biel, Ely Minnesota, American actress (Mary Camden in 7th Heaven)

1982-05-05

Anton Pampushnyy, Minnesota

1985-07-26

Mat Gamel, Milwaukee Brewers vs. Minnesota Twins

1987-02-17

Chris DeGeare, Chicago Bears at Minnesota Vikings

Minnesota - Notable Weddings

Bronko NagurskiDec 28, 1936

John DenverJun 6, 1967

Minnesota - Weddings
Date Event
1936-12-28

Football player Bronko Nagurski (28) weds childhood sweetheart Eileen Kane in International Falls, Minnesota

1967-06-06

Country singer John Denver (23) weds psychotherapist Annie Martell at the Christ Chapel in St. Peter, Minnesota

2006-05-06

Former WWF Women's Champion Sable (38) weds IWGP World Heavyweight Champion Brock Lesnar (28) in Medina, Minnesota

2007-08-11

U.S. Women's Olympic ice hockey team member Krissy Wendell (25) weds NHL player John Pohl (28) at the Rose Hill Alliance Church in West Roseville, Minnesota

2012-12-01

Minnesota Twins baseball catcher Joe Mauer (29) weds Maddie Bisanz at Nativity of Our Lord Catholic Church in St. Paul, Minnesota

2012-12-17

Minnesota Vikings football quarterback Christian Ponder (25) weds ESPN reporter Samantha Steele (27) in Hudson, Wisconsin

Minnesota - Deaths
Date Event
1896-01-08

William Rainey Marshall, Governor of Minnesota (b. 1825)

1901-01-01

Ignatius Donnelly, US attorney/lt-governor (Minnesota), dies at 69

1968-01-13

Bill Masterson, NHL player for the Minnesota Northstars checked into the boards, dies two days later

1980-06-12

James A. FitzPatrick, Minnesota: 'Land of Plenty'

1984-11-28

Ricky Bell, Minnesota Vikings vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers

1991-12-17

John Blatnik, (Rep-Minnesota, 1947-75), dies at 80

1996-01-18

Minnesota Fats, [Rudolf Wanderone Jr], billiard hustler, dies at 82

1999-03-13

Bob Hollway, Cincinnati Bengals vs. Minnesota Vikings

2000-06-23

Ed Hughes, Chicago Bears vs. Minnesota Vikings

2001-03-04

Harold E. Stassen, Minnesota: 'Land of Plenty'

2003-02-10

Clark MacGregor, United States Congressman from Minnesota (b. 1922)

2004-11-15

Elmer L. Andersen, Governor of Minnesota (b. 1909)

2008-08-18

Floyd Peters, Minnesota Vikings vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers

2010-05-25

Jarvis Williams, Minnesota Vikings vs. New York Giants

2011-12-26

Houston Antwine, Minnesota Vikings vs. Boston Patriots

2015-01-22

Tommy Mason, Los Angeles Rams vs. Minnesota Vikings

2015-03-25

Red Phillips, Minnesota Vikings vs. Los Angeles Rams

2015-03-31

Riccardo Ingram, New York Yankees vs. Minnesota Twins

2015-04-06

Art Powell, Atlanta Falcons vs. Minnesota Vikings

2015-04-07

Rich Szaro, Minnesota Vikings vs. New York Jets

2015-06-23

Tommy Hudspeth, Minnesota Vikings vs. Detroit Lions

2015-06-28

Pete Athas, Minnesota Vikings vs. Buffalo Bills

2015-07-28

Rip Hawkins, Minnesota Vikings vs. San Francisco 49ers

2016-07-23

Dennis Green, former Minnesota Vikings head coach, dies aged 67


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