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Events

Potato Famine

1845 - 1849

Depression in Germany causing many to emigrate

1846 - 1849

Dakota War begins in Minnesota and South Dakota

1862

Dakota banished from Minnesota

1863

Christian Wegner and Catherin Fedderson immigrate to the U.S.

1864

Deutsch-Dänischer Krieg begins

1864

Lincoln was assassinated

1865

Laura Ingalls Wilder in Minnesota

1867

Grasshopper plague ruins family farms

1873

Rust Plagues crops

1878

State Capitol Burns

1881

Mayo Clinic is formed

1883

Sears is formed

1886

The Boxer Rebellion was put down by the United States

1900

Minnesota professional baseball team is congregated

1902

Mesabi Range Strike

1907

World War I began; 4-H is established in Minnesota

1914

Births

Christian Wegner born

1818

Catherine Fedderson born

1820

August John Wilde born

1851

Rose A. Rother born

1861

Emil G. Wegner born

1869

Augusta Wegner born

1873

Warren T. Duncan born

1876

Earl Reuben Wegner born

1898

Clyde Wilbur Duncan born

1900

Christina Lubinksi born

1901

Louise C. Wilde born

1904

Donald Duncan born

1932

Bernadine Wegner born

1935

Lisa A. Duncan born

1972

Deaths

Christian Wegner dies

1881

August John Wilde dies

1941

Rose A. Rother dies

1945

Earl Reuben Wegner dies

1952

Emil G. Wegner dies

1953

Augusta Wegner dies

1954

William H. Duncan dies

1957

Louise C. Wilde dies

1993