This Day in Minnesota History

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Today's Date: May 19

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Duluth is incorporated as a town, having been platted (surveyed and mapped) and named the previous year.


Alexander Ramsey and other Republican notables travel from Chicago to Springfield, Illinois, to formally offer Abraham Lincoln the Republican presidential nomination.


Adolf Dehn, printmaker and artist, dies in his studio in New York. Born in Waterville, he was known for his satirical lithographs of high society.