On This Day, South Dakota in History

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This is a must visit website. I received permission to post a few South Dakota in History dates below. “Search the world’s largest, most accurate site for today in history.”

On This Day website: https://www.onthisday.com/

The below is sourced from: On This Day – South Dakota


1892-11-08

John Miljan, American actor (The Ten Commandments, Possessed, Final Extra, Susan Lenox), born in Lead City, South Dakota (d. 1960)

1900-09-10

20.3 cm rainfall at Elk Point, South Dakota (state record)

1921-10-28

First American gubernatorial recall election is held in South Dakota. Governor Lynn Frazier loses to Ragnvald A. Nestos.

1922-11-16

Gene Amdahl, American computer scientist who designed the IBM mainframe, born in Flandreau, South Dakota (d. 2015)

1936-02-17

-58°F (-50°C), McIntosh, South Dakota (state record)

1938-06-30

Billy Mills, 10k (Olympic gold 1964), born in Pine Ridge, South Dakota

1943-01-20

Lead, South Dakota, temperature is 52°F, while 1.5 miles away Deadwood records -16°F

1945-07-14

Battleship USS South Dakota is 1st US ship to bombard Japan

1951-07-12

Cheryl Ladd, American actress (Charlie’s Angels, Purple Hearts), born in Huron, South Dakota

1973-02-27

American Indian Movement occupy Wounded Knee in South Dakota


Check out the entire South Dakota in History events – https://www.onthisday.com/countries/usa/south-dakota

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