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5 Fun Facts About March 10 In Minnesota History

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1. In 1893, the University of Minnesota's School of Agriculture was established, which would eventually become part of the College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences.

2. The Mayo Clinic was established in Rochester, Minnesota on March 10, 1908. It has since become one of the most globally renowned medical facilities in the world.

3. On March 10, 1948, the iron ore freighter S.S. Henry Steinbrenner sank in Lake Superior off the coast of Grand Marais, killing all 16 crew members onboard. The tragedy remains the worst shipping disaster to occur on Lake Superior.

4. In 1969, the Minnesota Vikings formally announced their plans to move from Metropolitan Stadium to the newly-constructed Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome. The team would go on to play at the Metrodome for over three decades before moving to their current home, U.S. Bank Stadium.

5. Minnesota's first Poet Laureate, Robert Bly, was born on March 10, 1926 in western Minnesota. Throughout his career, Bly has published numerous collections of poetry and is considered to be one of the most important figures in the development of the 20th century American poetry scene.
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