Minnesota is admitted to the Union as the 32nd state
The Minnesota Territory was formed in 1849 and became the 32nd state of the Union on this day, a little over nine years later. The new state government was organized in St Paul twelve days later. (By John Osborne)
The American Almanac and Repository of Useful Knowledge for the Year 1859, (Boston: Crosby, Nichols, and Company, 1859) 369.