Sioux Falls in History

Historical Events

  • 1960-06-12 KORN (now KDLT) TV channel 5 in Mitchell-Sioux Falls, SD (ABC) begins
  • 1960-07-31 KSOO (now KSFY) TV channel 13 in Sioux Falls, SD (NBC) 1st broadcast
  • 1975-06-16 Randy Farland finds a 14-leaf clover near Sioux Falls, SD

Famous Birthdays

  • 1915-04-17 Joe Foss, American fighter ace (Medal of Honor-1943) and politician, born in Sioux Falls, South Dakota (d. 2003)
  • 1951-11-08 Mary Hart, Sioux Falls SD, TV hostess (Entertainment Tonight)