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1916 : Ernest Hemingway Departs for Northern Michigan
1916 : Ernest Hemingway Departs for Northern Michigan
Jun 10 all-day
1916 : Ernest Hemingway Departs for Northern Michigan
On June 10, 1916, Ernest Hemingway departed Chicago for one of his many trips to Northern Michigan, but this one was dedicated to fishing. Many credit Hemingway’s love of fly-fishing in Northern Michigan for the … Continue reading "1916 : Ernest Hemingway Departs for Northern Michigan"
1919 : Michigan Voters Ratify the 19th Amendment
1919 : Michigan Voters Ratify the 19th Amendment
Jun 10 all-day
1919 : Michigan Voters Ratify the 19th Amendment
Michigan became one of the first three states to ratify the 19th amendment giving women the right to vote (Wisconsin and Illinois were the other two.) on June 10, 1919. The amendment needed three-fourths of … Continue reading "1919 : Michigan Voters Ratify the 19th Amendment"
1930 : Housewives’ League Founded in Detroit
1930 : Housewives’ League Founded in Detroit
Jun 10 all-day
On June 10, 1930, Fannie Peck founded the Housewives’ League for African-American homemakers in Detroit — which asked its members to patronize black-owned businesses to ensure they stayed afloat during the Great Depression and to … Continue reading "1930 : Housewives’ League Founded in Detroit"
1937 : Violence Breaks Out at Newton Steel Mill in Monroe
1937 : Violence Breaks Out at Newton Steel Mill in Monroe
Jun 10 all-day
In 1937 in the city of Monroe, Michigan, workers at the Newton Steel Plant picketed and later went out on strike. Most workers and residents did not expect their quiet town to become a major … Continue reading "1937 : Violence Breaks Out at Newton Steel Mill in Monroe"
1962 : Kate Upton Born in St. Joseph, Michigan
1962 : Kate Upton Born in St. Joseph, Michigan
Jun 10 all-day
  Kate Upton was born in St. Joseph, Michigan on June 10, 1992.  Upton won fame as a model who was frequently featured in “Sports Illustrated’s Swimsuit editions”, commercials, television, and being engaged to Detroit … Continue reading "1962 : Kate Upton Born in St. Joseph, Michigan"
1987 : Michigan Women’s Historical Center and Hall of Fame Dedicated
1987 : Michigan Women’s Historical Center and Hall of Fame Dedicated
Jun 10 all-day
1987 : Michigan Women's Historical Center and Hall of Fame Dedicated
The Michigan Women’s Studies Association (MWSA), an academic professional organization, was founded in 1973 on the campus of Michigan State University to change what is thought and taught about women, particularly Michigan women, in schools, … Continue reading "1987 : Michigan Women’s Historical Center and Hall of Fame Dedicated"
2000 : MSU’s First Female Drum Major and Sparty Marry
2000 : MSU’s First Female Drum Major and Sparty Marry
Jun 10 all-day
On June 10, 2000, MSU’s first female drum major (Mary Houhanisin, 1995) and Sparty (Kris Hulliberger at the same time) were officially married. In the fall of 1998, Kris purchased a brick at the Michigan … Continue reading "2000 : MSU’s First Female Drum Major and Sparty Marry"
2016 : Gordie Howe, Mr. Hockey, Dies
2016 : Gordie Howe, Mr. Hockey, Dies
Jun 10 all-day
2016 : Gordie Howe, Mr. Hockey, Dies
Gordon “Gordie” Howe, also known as Mr. Hockey by sports fans around the world, passed away today at the age of 88. Howe was an amazing goalscorer but also one of the toughest players on … Continue reading "2016 : Gordie Howe, Mr. Hockey, Dies"
2018 : Michigan International Speedway Celebrating 50 Years of Racing
2018 : Michigan International Speedway Celebrating 50 Years of Racing
Jun 10 all-day
2018 : Michigan International Speedway Celebrating 50 Years of Racing
Auto racing has brought thrills to the Irish Hills for fifty years and created memories for generations of motorsports fans. Oct. 13, 1968 – In the Michigan Inaugeral 250 at MIS, fans watched Ronnie Buckman, … Continue reading "2018 : Michigan International Speedway Celebrating 50 Years of Racing"
June 10, 1928 : Ray Keech Wins 1st Race at Michigan State Fairgrounds, Detroit
June 10, 1928 : Ray Keech Wins 1st Race at Michigan State Fairgrounds, Detroit
Jun 10 all-day
Ray Keech wins 1st dirt track race at Michigan State Fair, averaging 77.664 mph.
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