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5 Fun Facts About July 29 In Minnesota History

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1. In 1958, the city of Minneapolis was hit with a devastating tornado on July 29th. The tornado traveled over 10 miles and caused major damage to homes, businesses, and trees. Over 200 people were injured, but fortunately, there were no fatalities.

2. On July 29th, 2017, the Minnesota Lynx made history by becoming the first WNBA team to win 20 games in a row. The Lynx went on to win that year's WNBA championship, their fourth title in seven years.

3. In 1978, the iconic music venue First Avenue in Minneapolis opened its doors for the first time on July 29th. Over the years, the venue has hosted countless legendary musicians, including Prince, who filmed parts of his movie "Purple Rain" there.

4. On July 29th, 1950, the Minneapolis Lakers basketball team signed George Mikan, who went on to become one of the NBA's first superstars. Mikan led the Lakers to five championship titles and was inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame in 1959.

5. The Minnesota State Capitol building in St. Paul was completed on July 29th, 1905. The building, which features beautiful marble and granite architecture, serves as the center of Minnesota's state government and is a popular destination for tourists.
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