This week in state history


March 13, 2020

Historic Minnesota events with anniversaries this week.

March 14

1919 Humorist Max Shulman is born in St. Paul. An author and Hollywood screenwriter, he is best remembered for creating the character Dobie Gillis. Shulman died in 1988.

March 15

1927 The Arrowhead Bridge across the St. Louis River opens, linking West Duluth to Superior, Wisconsin.

1941 Thirty-one Minnesotans, mostly unsuspecting motorists caught on the roads, die in a blizzard, the second killer snowstorm of the season. The deaths exceeded 60 in the region as the storm barreled out of Canada and swept across North Dakota and...

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