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5 Fun Facts About February 22 In Minnesota History

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1. In 1857, the Constitution of Minnesota was adopted by the Minnesota Territorial Legislature in St. Paul. This paved the way for Minnesota to become a state in 1858.

2. On February 22, 1900, the first intercollegiate basketball game in Minnesota history was played between Hamline University and the University of Minnesota. The game was held at the Armory in Minneapolis and was won by the University of Minnesota.

3. In 1968, the Mayo Clinic's first heart transplant was performed on February 22. The operation was successful and paved the way for future heart transplants at the clinic.

4. In 1977, one of the largest snowstorms in Minnesota history began on February 22. The storm dumped up to 20 inches of snow in some areas and caused widespread transportation disruptions across the state.

5. On February 22, 2018, the Second Harvest Heartland food bank in Minneapolis set a new world record by packaging 17,524 pounds of macaroni and cheese in one hour. The event was part of the organization's efforts to fight hunger in Minnesota.
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