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5 Fun Facts About October 29 In Minnesota History

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1. In 1929, the stock market crashed, sparking the Great Depression. The effects of the depression were felt in Minnesota, leading to high unemployment rates and economic hardship.

2. In 1940, the Minneapolis Lakers played their first NBA game, defeating the St. Louis Hawks 60-37. The Lakers went on to win five NBA championships before moving to Los Angeles in 1960.

3. On October 29, 1956, the first commercial flight from Minnesota to Japan took off from Minneapolis. The Northwest Orient Airlines flight marked the beginning of regular air traffic between Minnesota and the Far East.

4. In 1986, the Minnesota Twins won their first World Series championship, defeating the St. Louis Cardinals in a thrilling seven-game series. Kirby Puckett was named the series MVP, hitting .357 with two home runs and six RBI.

5. In 1991, the Minnesota Vikings defeated the Denver Broncos 27-22 in an NFL game played in London, England. The game marked the first time that a regular-season NFL game was played outside of North America.
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