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1916 : Harry Houdini Wows Grand Rapids
1916 : Harry Houdini Wows Grand Rapids
Nov 20 all-day
1916 : Harry Houdini Wows Grand Rapids
As a young performer struggling to make a name, Houdini visited Grand Rapids in 1897. His impressive, well-publicized handcuff escape at the police station brought large crowds to the evening theater show. A Grand Rapids … Continue reading "1916 : Harry Houdini Wows Grand Rapids"
1951 : Traverse City Woman’s Search for Husband Makes National News
1951 : Traverse City Woman’s Search for Husband Makes National News
Nov 20 all-day
On November 20, 1951, the Traverse City Record Eagle printed a front-page story about how 39-year-old Margaret Ealy wanted “a husband who will be a good father” to her 5-year-old son, Jamie. A large caption … Continue reading "1951 : Traverse City Woman’s Search for Husband Makes National News"
1953 : Birmingham Is 1st City in Michigan With Direct Distance Dialing
1953 : Birmingham Is 1st City in Michigan With Direct Distance Dialing
Nov 20 all-day
Birmingham became Michigan’s first-and the nation’s second-community to have direct distance dialing enabling customers to dial their own long distance without operator assistance. Source : “Michigan Historical Calendar”, courtesy of the Clarke Historical Library at … Continue reading "1953 : Birmingham Is 1st City in Michigan With Direct Distance Dialing"
2014 : Dexter Officially Becomes a City
2014 : Dexter Officially Becomes a City
Nov 20 all-day
On Nov. 20, 2014, Dexter officially became a city after its charter was filed. Village officials began taking steps toward becoming a city nearly a decade ago. And following lots of paperwork and countless trips … Continue reading "2014 : Dexter Officially Becomes a City"
2018 : Ontonagon River Part of USPS Wild and Scenic Rivers Series
2018 : Ontonagon River Part of USPS Wild and Scenic Rivers Series
Nov 20 all-day
2018 : Ontonagon River Part of USPS Wild and Scenic Rivers Series
A new stamp will allow a slice of the Upper Peninsula to be sent across the country. The United States Postal Service unveiled the stamp which depicts the Ontonagon River, on Nov. 20. The 25-mile … Continue reading "2018 : Ontonagon River Part of USPS Wild and Scenic Rivers Series"
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