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South Dakota - Historical Events
Date Event
1889-11-02

North Dakota becomes 39th & South Dakota becomes 40th state in the United States

1896-06-11

US Assay Office in Deadwood South Dakota authorized

1898-04-20

US Assay Office in Deadwood, South Dakota opens

1900-09-10

20.3 cm rainfall at Elk Point, South Dakota (state record)

1927-06-30

US Assay Office in Deadwood, South Dakota closes

1936-02-17

-58°F (-50°C), McIntosh, South Dakota (state record)

1936-07-05

120°F (49°C), Gannvalley, South Dakota (state record)

1945-07-14

Battleship USS South Dakota is 1st US ship to bombard Japan

1973-02-27

American Indian Movement occupy Wounded Knee in South Dakota

1975-06-26

Two FBI agents and a member of the American Indian Movement are killed in a shootout on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota; Leonard Peltier is later convicted of the murders in a controversial trial.

1989-12-22

-18°F in Denver, -23°F in KC Mo, -42°F in Scottsbluff Nebraska -47°F in Hardin Mont & -60°F in Black Hills South Dakota

1993-04-19

South Dakota governor George Mickelson and seven others are killed when a state-owned aircraft crashed lands in Iowa.

2003-08-16

U.S. Representative from South Dakota Bill Janklow hits and kills a motorcyclist with his car at a rural intersection near Trent, South Dakota; he will eventually be convicted of manslaughter and will resign from Congress.

2006-03-06

South Dakota Governor Mike Rounds signs a bill into legislation that would ban most abortions in the state.

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South Dakota - Notable Birthdays

Sparky AndersonFeb 22, 1934

South Dakota - Birthdays
Date Event
1915-04-17

Joe Foss, Sioux Falls, South Dakota, American fighter ace (Medal of Honor-1943) and politician (d. 2003)

1934-02-22

Sparky Anderson [George Lee Anderson], Bridgewater South Dakota, American MLB manager (Cincinnati Reds, Detroit Tigers)

1946-12-28

Tim Johnson, American politician, senior senator from South Dakota

1971-05-01

Jamie Marie Swenson, Miss USA-South Dakota (1997)

1975-05-28

Caresa Winters, Miss South Dakota USA (1996)

1979-03-28

Juli Keech, Miss South Dakota Teen USA (1997)

1980-05-09

Tatewin Means, Miss South Dakota Teen USA (1996)

South Dakota - Weddings
Date Event
2010-10-10

Actress and singer Alexa Vega (22) weds film producer Sean Covel (34) at the historical Homestake Opera House in South Dakota

South Dakota - Deaths
Date Event
2012-01-12

Bill Janklow, four-term Governor of South Dakota, dies of brain cancer at 72


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