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, football executive (Medal of Honor-1943; first commissioner American Football League) and politician, born in Sioux Falls, South Dakota (d. 2003)
  • 1932-09-16 Joan Tabor, American actress (Teenage Millionaire), born in Sioux Falls, South Dakota (d. 1968)
  • 1951-11-08 Mary Hart, American TV hostess (Entertainment Tonight), born in Sioux Falls, South Dakota
  • 1972-07-26 Ryan Christopherson, American NFL running back (Jacksonville Jaguars), born in Sioux Falls, South Dakota
  • 1978-01-05 January Jones, American actress, born in Sioux Falls, South Dakota
  • 1979-06-12 Dallas Clark, American NFL tight end, born in Sioux Falls, South Dakota