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1763 : Treaty of Paris Signed, Transferring Michigan From France to England
1763 : Treaty of Paris Signed, Transferring Michigan From France to England
Feb 10 all-day
1763 : Treaty of Paris Signed, Transferring Michigan From France to England
On February 10, 1763, England and France formally ended the French and Indian War with the Treaty of Paris, which officially transferred Michigan from French to British rule. By that time, English troops had already … Continue reading "1763 : Treaty of Paris Signed, Transferring Michigan From France to England"
1922 : Detroit Symphony Conducts First Radio Concert
1922 : Detroit Symphony Conducts First Radio Concert
Feb 10 all-day
The Detroit Symphony became the first orchestra to have a concert broadcast on the radio on this day in 1922. From 1934 to 1942, the orchestra performed for millions across the country as the official … Continue reading "1922 : Detroit Symphony Conducts First Radio Concert"
1923 : Detroit Historical Society Holds First Annual Meeting
1923 : Detroit Historical Society Holds First Annual Meeting
Feb 10 all-day
On February 10, 1923, the first annual meeting of the Detroit Historical Society was held, featuring a discussion of the Underground Railroad. Today, the Detroit Historical Museum features a permanent exhibit on the same topic. … Continue reading "1923 : Detroit Historical Society Holds First Annual Meeting"
1962 : George Romney Announces His Candidacy for Michigan Governor
1962 : George Romney Announces His Candidacy for Michigan Governor
Feb 10 all-day
In 1962, who announced his ultimately successful candidacy for governor of Michigan? Republican George Romney, father of Presidential Candidate Mitt Romney. Source : Today’s Test, Detroit Free Press, February 10, 2012.
2011 : President Obama Visits Marquette and Northern Michigan University
2011 : President Obama Visits Marquette and Northern Michigan University
Feb 10 all-day
President Barack Obama held up the city of Marquette and Northern Michigan University (NMU) today as examples of how the United States can meet his State of the Union goal of having wireless Internet available … Continue reading "2011 : President Obama Visits Marquette and Northern Michigan University"
2013 : Tiny Frankfort, MI Celebrates One of Its Sons at the Grammy Awards
2013 : Tiny Frankfort, MI Celebrates One of Its Sons at the Grammy Awards
Feb 10 all-day
They pulled out all the stops tonight in tiny Frankfort, about 40 miles west of Traverse City, with native son Andrew Dost up for six Grammys with his band Fun. About 200 townsfolk — one-sixth … Continue reading "2013 : Tiny Frankfort, MI Celebrates One of Its Sons at the Grammy Awards"
2014 : Belle Isle Becomes 102nd Michigan State Park
2014 : Belle Isle Becomes 102nd Michigan State Park
Feb 10 all-day
2014 : Belle Isle Becomes 102nd Michigan State Park
Belle Isle became Michigan’s 102nd state park Monday as the state Department of Natural Resources began running the island park in a move that is expected to save the city up to $6 million a … Continue reading "2014 : Belle Isle Becomes 102nd Michigan State Park"
2016 : Michigan Tech Sets 3 World Records in One Day
2016 : Michigan Tech Sets 3 World Records in One Day
Feb 10 all-day
A Winter World Record Trifecta In what we believe is something akin to the spirit of the whole “when life gives you lemons” sentiment, the hardy folks of Michigan Technological University capitalized on the Keweenaw … Continue reading "2016 : Michigan Tech Sets 3 World Records in One Day"
2017 : Mike Ilitch Dies, Pizza Magnate, Legendary Sports Owner
2017 : Mike Ilitch Dies, Pizza Magnate, Legendary Sports Owner
Feb 10 all-day
2017 : Mike Ilitch Dies, Pizza Magnate, Legendary Sports Owner
  Michael “Mike” Ilitch was born on the east side of Detroit three months before the beginning of the Great Depression in 1929. His parents, Sotir and Sultana Ilitch, were Macedonian immigrants with Sotir working … Continue reading "2017 : Mike Ilitch Dies, Pizza Magnate, Legendary Sports Owner"
2018: Michigan Tech Strives for World’s Record
2018: Michigan Tech Strives for World’s Record
Feb 10 all-day
2018: Michigan Tech Strives for World's Record
   Michigan Technological University has unofficially broken the world record for the most snowmen built within an hour. The previous record was 2,036 held by Japan. Michigan Tech beat that record with a total … Continue reading "2018: Michigan Tech Strives for World’s Record"
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