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On this day: July 13

POSTED: 09:23 AM PDT Jul 09, 2012    UPDATED: 11:00 PM PDT Jul 12, 2012 

The Mississippi River finds its roots, a Hollywood icon debuts, Old Blue Eyes records for the first time, the MLB All-Star Game goes north, and Ronald Reagan gives up the presidency, briefly, all on this day.

OTD July 13 - Henry Schoolcraft
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1832: Henry Schoolcraft officially establishes the source of the Mississippi River as Lake Itasca in Minnesota.

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