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5 Fun Facts About December 13 In North Dakota History

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1. On December 13, 1895, the city of Minot was incorporated in North Dakota. Minot is now the fourth-largest city in the state and is home to numerous parks, museums, and cultural attractions.

2. On December 13, 1905, a snowstorm hit North Dakota that brought over 18 inches of snow to the state. The storm caused widespread travel disruptions and snowdrifts as high as ten feet in some areas.

3. In 1922, a fire destroyed many businesses in downtown Fargo on December 13. The fire began in a pool hall and spread rapidly due to strong winds. It ultimately destroyed 31 buildings, causing over a million dollars in damage.

4. On December 13, 1960, the Great Northern Railroad opened a major new rail yard near Minot. The yard was a major hub for shipping agriculture and other products and helped to spur economic growth in the surrounding region.

5. In 1982, a massive snowstorm hit North Dakota on December 13 and 14, dumping over a foot of snow in many areas. The storm caused widespread power outages and travel disruptions and led to several deaths due to exposure and car accidents.
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