Saturday, April 26, 2014

On This Date in Minnesota History: April 26

April 26, 1877 – Minnesota governor, John S. Pillsbury declared a statewide day of prayer” on this date to fight the grasshopper plagues that ate their way “from southern Wyoming over Nebraska and the Dakotas all the way to Iowa and Minnesota” from 1873 – 1877.

Gov. John S. Pillsbury

No comments:

Post a Comment