1887 - Fire in Fargo. FARGO, Dak., Dec. 23. - Fire broke out at about 4 o'clock this morning in the block fronting on Northern Pacific avenue between Broadway and Fifth street. Doyle's livery stable, Holden's saloon, Stewart's saloon, Hunter's restaurant and Cole's unoccupied building, were totally consumed. Total loss, ...Read MORE...
1890 - March 8 – North Dakota State University is founded in Fargo.
1893 - High Water and a Furious Snow-Storm. FARGO, N. D., April 12. - The Red river rose steadily all day long, and tonight the water is up to the doors of the city waterworks. Island Park is surrounded entirely by a lake of water, 200 yards wide and residents pass back and forth by means of boats. A number of barns and out-buildings have...Read MORE...
1893 - FARGO'S SAD DISASTER. ALMOST THE ENTIRE BUSINESS PORTION OF FARGO WIPED OUT BY FIRE. FOUR FIRE DEPARTMENTS ARE UNABLE TO COPE WITH THE RAGING ELEMENT. THE WORST AND MOST DESTRUCTIVE DISASTER IN THE HISTORY OF THE STATE.
OVER A MILLION DOLLARS WORTH OF PROPERTY MELTS AWAY IN THIN AIR.
FLAMES RAGE ALMOST UNCHECKED FROM 2 O'CLOCK UNTIL 11 LAST NIGHT.
Moorhead, Minn., June 7 - About 3 o'clock this afternoon the alarm of fire was sounded, and ...Read MORE...
1897 - HEADQUARTERS HOTEL AT FARGO, N. D., DESTROYED. Fargo, N. D., June 14. - The Headquarters hotel, the oldest hostelry in the state, was totally destroyed by fire at 6 p. m. The ticket office and waiting rooms of the Northern Pacific were also burned. A lucky change in the direction of the wind undoubtedly saved the city from another great...Read MORE...
1916 Fargo, a banking city and railroad-centre, capital of Cass co., N.Dak., on the Red River, 254 miles W. of Duluth, on the Great Northern and other railroads. It has bridge- and iron-works, packing-industries, and manufactories of agricultural implements, machinery, tiles, carriages, etc. The State...Read MORE...
1953 - June 1 - WDAY TV channel 6 in Fargo, ND (ABC/NBC) begins broadcasting
(12/15/1925, Fargo, North Dakota, USA - 12/30/2002, Denver, Colorado, USA)
Ancestors Who Died Here
Marie Hedwige Sigman
(October 1870 , Mount Carmel, Champlain North, Quebec, Canada - 20 March 1950, Fargo, North Dakota, USA)
(04,24,1923, waterville MN - 11,27,1969, Fargo, North Dakota, USA)
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Cemeteries in Fargo, North Dakota, USA
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