This Day in Minnesota History

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Today's Date: May 19

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1857

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

1860

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

1968

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.