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This week in history

 

September 4, 2020



Historic Minnesota events with anniversaries this week.

Sept. 4

1908 A forest fire burns Chisholm, causing millions of dollars in damage and leaving 6,000 homeless.

1939 Duluth’s Incline Railway makes its final trip. Built in 1891 for $400,000, it had carried passengers up Seventh Avenue from Superior to Ninth Street, a distance of 2,749 feet.

Sept. 6

1889 Bob Younger dies in the Minnesota State Prison at Stillwater, where he was serving a life sentence for his role in the Jesse James/Cole Younger gang’s Northfield bank raid on Sept. 7, 1876. First National Bank bookkeeper Joseph Lee...



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