The Day in History, July 19

1983 — 25 years ago

Dr. Robert G. Niven, a Mayo Clinic physician, has been appointed director of the National Institute of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism.

1958 — 50 years ago

Construction of a 400-foot-high community television antenna is nearing completion just northeast of Rochester past Geisinger Hill.

The Olmsted County DFL is supporting 29-year-old Sandy Keith, a Rochester lawyer, for the state Senate seat of Walter Burdick.


1933 — 75 years ago

The recently opened Economy Bake Shop at 20 Fourth St. S.W. is making 1,000 loaves of bread, 150 dozen rolls, many coffee cakes and dozens of cookies daily to keep up with demand.

Compiled by Loren Else, a Rochester freelance writer.

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