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5 Fun Facts About June 25 In Minnesota History

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1. On June 25, 1851, the Treaty of Traverse des Sioux was signed, which ceded millions of acres of land from the Dakota to the United States government. This treaty is infamous for its lack of translation and coercion tactics used on the Dakota people.

2. In 1947, the University of Minnesota established the first ever water ski team, which would later become one of the most successful collegiate water ski teams in the country.

3. In 1950, the Twin Cities Army Ammunition Plant in Rosemount exploded, killing two people and injuring dozens. The plant produced ammunition during World War II and the Korean War.

4. On June 25, 1965, Bob Dylan famously performed at the Newport Folk Festival in Rhode Island, where he shocked the audience by going electric. Dylan spent a significant amount of time living in Minnesota and wrote many of his most famous songs while living here.

5. In 1991, the Minnesota Twins defeated the Oakland Athletics 5-4 in a 22-inning game. This was the second-longest game in Twins history and lasted over 6 hours.
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