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1919 : Michigan Motor Vehicle Operators Required To Carry Licenses
1919 : Michigan Motor Vehicle Operators Required To Carry Licenses
Aug 14 all-day
A state law requiring all drivers of motor vehicles to carry licenses while driving went into effect. About 250,000 who were not required to pass either a written or road test, applied for the licenses. … Continue reading "1919 : Michigan Motor Vehicle Operators Required To Carry Licenses"
1945 : Ann Arbor Celebrates End of WWII
1945 : Ann Arbor Celebrates End of WWII
Aug 14 all-day
1945 : Ann Arbor Celebrates End of WWII
Taking to the streets to celebrate the end of World War II in Ann Arbor. Photos courtesy of the University of Michigan Bentley Historical Library.
1945 : Detroit Celebrates End of World War II
1945 : Detroit Celebrates End of World War II
Aug 14 all-day
1945 : Detroit Celebrates End of World War II
Detroit News photo. When it was announced on August 14, 1945 that Japan had surrendered (VJ Day), thousands of people filled Detroit’s Cadillac Square to celebrate the end of the Second World War. Wayne State … Continue reading "1945 : Detroit Celebrates End of World War II"
1945 : Jackson, Michigan Celebrates End of World War II
1945 : Jackson, Michigan Celebrates End of World War II
Aug 14 all-day
It started off as a quiet Tuesday evening. Within four minutes, Jackson spontaneously came together for its largest celebration — a party that lasted all night long. At 6:04 p.m. Aug. 14, 1945, the teletype … Continue reading "1945 : Jackson, Michigan Celebrates End of World War II"
1959 : Earvin “Magic” Johnson Born in Lansing
1959 : Earvin “Magic” Johnson Born in Lansing
Aug 14 all-day
1959 : Earvin "Magic" Johnson Born in Lansing
On Aug. 14, 1959, basketball star Earvin “Magic” Johnson was born in Lansing. Johnson developed an obsession with basketball. In high school a local sports writer dubbed him “Magic” for his skills on the court. … Continue reading "1959 : Earvin “Magic” Johnson Born in Lansing"
2003 : Blackout Strikes Detroit
2003 : Blackout Strikes Detroit
Aug 14 all-day
2003 : Blackout Strikes Detroit
About 50 million people lost power Aug. 14, 2003, when a tree branch in Ohio started an outage that cascaded across a broad swath from Michigan to New England and Canada. Commuters in cities had … Continue reading "2003 : Blackout Strikes Detroit"
2014 : 96 Tears Declared Official Rock and Roll Song of Bay City
2014 : 96 Tears Declared Official Rock and Roll Song of Bay City
Aug 14 all-day
Nearly five decades since a group of first generation Americans recorded one of the best known and most influential songs of the 1960s in a humble, homespun studio in Bay City, the ditty is garnering … Continue reading "2014 : 96 Tears Declared Official Rock and Roll Song of Bay City"
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