23, 1966 – James M. Savage, a 15-year-old Cloquet
Junior-Senior High School sophomore, was taken into custody for the Nov. 17
murder of Kathleen Bodie in the school band room. He “was placed in the St.
Louis County jail in Duluth to await arraignment.” Because he was a juvenile,
his name was not released at the time.
Duluth News-Tribune; “15-Year-Old Boy
Arrested In Slaying of Cloquet Girl”; November 24, 1966; p. 1. Murder
of Kathleen Bodie; see Nov. 17, 2012 blog
November 22, 2003 – “North Dakota student Dru Sjodin (22) was last seen at the Grand Forks, ND, mall, where she worked. Her body was found the following April near Crookston, Minn. Suspect Alfonso Rodriguez Jr., released from prison 6-months before the murder, pleaded innocent to kidnapping resulting in Sjodin's death. In 2006 Rodriguez (53) was found guilty of kidnapping and killing Sjodin.” http://timelines.ws/states/MINNESOTA.HTML
Alfonso Rodriguez Jr. http://mugshots.com/Unsorted/Alfonso-Rodriguez-Jr.101504.html
November 21, 1861 – “The 1st Minnesota Light Artillery
Battery was an artillery battery that served in the Union Army during
the American Civil War. The battery was mustered in at Fort Snelling, Minn. on
November 20, 1979 – “A
spokesman for the University of Minnesota Hospital announced on [this date],
that one of its doctors, Dr. Robert Anderson, had been the first in the country
to give a patient a transfusion of artificial blood. The patient suffered a
severe loss of blood after having undergone surgery for vascular disease. As a
Jehovah's Witness, he refused on religious grounds to receive a transfusion of
real blood, so the doctor injected a milky blood substitute called Fluosol,
which was developed and tested in Japan.”
November 19, 1959 - Rocky and His Friends made its ABC debut on [this date]. Audiences loved Rocket J. Squirrel and Bullwinkle Moose and their adventures in Frostbite Falls, Minn. “In its first season, Rocky and His Friends topped the Nielsen ratings for daytime shows. In 1961, it joined NBC’s evening lineup. Renamed The Bullwinkle Show, the primetime version was produced in color. New characters were added to the cast, including the lovable, but bumbling Dudley Do-Right of the Canadian Mounties and his nemesis, Snidely Whiplash.” http://www.generalmills.com/~/media/Files/history/history_book.ashx
November 18, 1876 - Cole, Jim and Bob Younger pleaded guilty to attempting to rob a bank in Northfield, Minn., to avoid being hanged. On this date, they were sentenced to life in prison at the Stillwater Prison in Stillwater, Minn.