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1897 : Olds Motor Works Founded
1897 : Olds Motor Works Founded
Aug 21 all-day
1897 : Olds Motor Works Founded
Ransom Eli Olds of Lansing, Michigan, founds Olds Motors Works–which will later become Oldsmobile–on August 21, 1897. Born in Geneva, Ohio, in 1864, Olds went to work for his family’s machine-repair and engine-building business in … Continue reading "1897 : Olds Motor Works Founded"
1912 : Suffragette Speaks to 3000 Auto Workers at Ford Plant in Detroit
1912 : Suffragette Speaks to 3000 Auto Workers at Ford Plant in Detroit
Aug 21 all-day
According to the August 21, 1912 Detroit Free Press, women’s rights advocate Rev. Ida C. Hultin of Boston addressed approximately 3000 Ford Motor Company workers at noon exhorting the need for women to receive the … Continue reading "1912 : Suffragette Speaks to 3000 Auto Workers at Ford Plant in Detroit"
1964 : Capri Drive-In Opens in Coldwater
1964 : Capri Drive-In Opens in Coldwater
Aug 21 all-day
1964 : Capri Drive-In Opens in Coldwater
The Capri Drive-in in Coldwater is not only an emblem of a fading Michigan icon (the state once had 100 drive-ins) but a major surviving attraction along U.S. 12, which began as the Great Saulk … Continue reading "1964 : Capri Drive-In Opens in Coldwater"
2016 : Flint’s Claressa Shields Wins Olympic Gold Medal for Second Time
2016 : Flint’s Claressa Shields Wins Olympic Gold Medal for Second Time
Aug 21 all-day
2016 : Flint's Claressa Shields Wins Olympic Gold Medal for Second Time
Flint’s Claressa Shields made history this afternoon, becoming the first U.S. boxer to win back-to-back Olympic gold medals, defeating the Netherland’s Nouchka Fontijn in the women’s middleweight (75 kg). And the Flint native did it … Continue reading "2016 : Flint’s Claressa Shields Wins Olympic Gold Medal for Second Time"
2016: Former Spartan Draymond Green Wins Gold Medal As Member of Men’s Basketball Team
2016: Former Spartan Draymond Green Wins Gold Medal As Member of Men’s Basketball Team
Aug 21 all-day
Former Saginaw High and Michigan State star Draymond Green became the second athlete from Saginaw and third basketball player from MSU to bring home a gold medal. Green scored two points Sunday in the United … Continue reading "2016: Former Spartan Draymond Green Wins Gold Medal As Member of Men’s Basketball Team"
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