9 Things that Happened the Last Time it Snowed This Much in April in Minnesota
This weekend’s blizzard officially makes this April the snowiest Minnesota April on record with 23.5 inches of snow, and counting! We dethroned April of 1983 which got a grand total of 21.8 inches.
So that got me thinking, what was going on in the world the last time it was this snowy in Minnesota in April?
Microsoft Word was first launched that year.
Ronald Reagan was President.
Chicken nuggets were first introduced at McDonald's that year.
Apple introduced the Lisa computer.
The average home cost $87,600 in April of that year.
Amy Winehouse was born in September of that year.
Jellies shoes were all the rage.
Gas cost only $1.22/gallon.
It had only been 10 years since the first cell phone call.