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Day in History, March 21

1984 – 25 years ago

Lewiston High School senior Casandra Loggins was selected as one of 350 students nationwide to receive a $1,000 scholarship in the 20th National Achievement Scholarship Program.

A CRT computer display station, the IBM 3180 monochrome, which was developed in Rochester and is the first terminal that can be hooked to a system/35 computer, was announced by IBM today.

1959 – 50 years ago

A total of 2,450 people, the largest opening night crowd in Home Fair Exhibition history, enjoyed all the products on display at the Mayo Civic Auditorium.

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Dr. Edward Stafne, head of the section of dentistry, will retire from Mayo Clinic on April 1. Stafne came to Rochester in March 1925 as a special student in dental surgery of the Mayo Foundation.

1934 – 75 years ago

The Rochester I.O.O.F. Norwegian whist team defeated the Kenyon lodge players by a margin of two points in a match here last night.

"Behavior Disturbances in Infantile Childhood" was the theme of Dr. H.F. Helmholz’s talk to the Northrop PTA.

For sale – Ten-foot horse disc, new blades - $35 cash – good gang plow – same price – contact Frank Gitsch in Dodge Center.

Two Rochester students, Miss Margaret Thorson and Richard Whiting, received their degrees this morning at the University of Minnesota.

Compiled by Loren Else, a Rochester freelance writer.

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