This week in state history
December 13, 2019
Historic Minnesota events with anniversaries this coming week.
1994 Demolition begins on the Metropolitan Sports Center in Bloomington, former home of the North Stars professional hockey team and venue for entertainment events.
1864 Four Minnesota regiments help destroy the Confederate army of General John Bell Hood outside Nashville. During the course of this two-day battle, the Minnesota losses — 302 killed, wounded, or missing —are the greatest the state suffers in any Civil War engagement.
1892 J. Paul Gett...