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1878 : James Curwood Born in Owosso
1878 : James Curwood Born in Owosso
Jun 12 all-day
1878 : James Curwood Born in Owosso
James Oliver Curwood may be little known today, but between 1908 and 1931 he turned out 32 novels and an autobiography. Many of the novels and short stories were later turned into movies, including The … Continue reading "1878 : James Curwood Born in Owosso"
1959 : Marian Anderson, 1st African American Commencement Speaker at University of Michigan
1959 : Marian Anderson, 1st African American Commencement Speaker at University of Michigan
Jun 12 all-day
1959 : Marian Anderson, 1st African American Commencement Speaker at University of Michigan
Courtesy photo | University of Michigan Bentley Historical Library Marian Anderson spoke at the University of Michigan’s commencement ceremony on June 12, 1959. She was the first black person to be invited as the commencement … Continue reading "1959 : Marian Anderson, 1st African American Commencement Speaker at University of Michigan"
1972 : Slaughterhouse Five Censorship in Public Schools Denied
1972 : Slaughterhouse Five Censorship in Public Schools Denied
Jun 12 all-day
1972 : Slaughterhouse Five Censorship in Public Schools Denied
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1979 : Tigers Hire Sparky Anderson to Be Manager
1979 : Tigers Hire Sparky Anderson to Be Manager
Jun 12 all-day
1979 : Tigers Hire Sparky Anderson to Be Manager
Born on February 22, 1934, in Bridgewater, South Dakota, but raised in California, George Lee “Sparky” Anderson was a longtime baseball manager who spent 17 years with the Detroit Tigers. Anderson played for several years … Continue reading "1979 : Tigers Hire Sparky Anderson to Be Manager"
1986: Murray Van Wagoner Dies, Created Michigan’s the Nation’s First Permanent State Highway Travel Information Center
1986: Murray Van Wagoner Dies, Created Michigan’s the Nation’s First Permanent State Highway Travel Information Center
Jun 12 all-day
On June 12, 1986, Michigan’s 38th governor, Murray Van Wagoner, who established the nation’s first permanent state highway travel information center before becoming governor, died at age 88. Van Wagoner died at Botsford Hospital in … Continue reading "1986: Murray Van Wagoner Dies, Created Michigan’s the Nation’s First Permanent State Highway Travel Information Center"
2007 : Justin Verlander Throws No Hitter
2007 : Justin Verlander Throws No Hitter
Jun 12 all-day
On June 12, 2007, in just his 45th career start, Justin Verlander throws a no-hitter against the Milwaukee Brewers at Comerica Park in Detroit. The hard-throwing right-hander teams with catcher Ivan Rodriguez for the first … Continue reading "2007 : Justin Verlander Throws No Hitter"
2018 : Livingston’s Judge Brennan in Hot Water
2018 : Livingston’s Judge Brennan in Hot Water
Jun 12 all-day
The Judicial Tenure Commission (JTC) authorized today a formal complaint against Brighton District Court Judge Theresa Brennan, who is accused of failing to disclose a relationship and poor demeanor during court proceedings. Prosecutor Lynn Helland, … Continue reading "2018 : Livingston’s Judge Brennan in Hot Water"
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