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.


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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