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1822 : Steamboat Superior Docks in Detroit For the First Time
1822 : Steamboat Superior Docks in Detroit For the First Time
May 25 all-day
The steamship Superior arrived in Detroit from Buffalo with 94 passengers. The second steamboat on the Great Lakes, the Superior contained the engine of the Walk-in-the-Water, the first steamship on the Great Lakes, which was … Continue reading "1822 : Steamboat Superior Docks in Detroit For the First Time"
1845 : Mary Mayo Born, Advocate for Women’s Education
1845 : Mary Mayo Born, Advocate for Women’s Education
May 25 all-day
1845 : Mary Mayo Born, Advocate for Women's Education
Mary Anne Bryant was born in Calhoun County on May 25, 1845 and married Perry Mayo, a Civil War veteran, on April 14, 1865. They had two children together, a son named Nelson and a … Continue reading "1845 : Mary Mayo Born, Advocate for Women’s Education"
1861 : Woman Enlists as Man in 2nd Michigan Infantry
1861 : Woman Enlists as Man in 2nd Michigan Infantry
May 25 all-day
1861 : Woman Enlists as Man in 2nd Michigan Infantry
Edmonds as Franklin Thompson   On May 25, 1861, Flint’s Sarah Emma Edmonds joined the 2nd Michigan Infantry disguised as Franklin Thompson. Sources : Michigan History, May/June 2012. For more information, see : Sara Emma … Continue reading "1861 : Woman Enlists as Man in 2nd Michigan Infantry"
1927 : Ford Announces That the Model A Will Replace The Model T
1927 : Ford Announces That the Model A Will Replace The Model T
May 25 all-day
On May 25, 1927, the Ford Motor Company announced in Dearborn that its popular Model T, known as the Tin Lizzie, would be discontinued and replaced by the more modern Model A. Courtesy of WAKV … Continue reading "1927 : Ford Announces That the Model A Will Replace The Model T"
1935 : Jessie Owens Sets 3 World Records and Ties Another in Ann Arbor, All Within 45 Minutes
1935 : Jessie Owens Sets 3 World Records and Ties Another in Ann Arbor, All Within 45 Minutes
May 25 all-day
1935 : Jessie Owens Sets 3 World Records and Ties Another in Ann Arbor, All Within 45 Minutes
Eighty years ago, one of the most impressive athletic feats in history occurred on Michigan’s campus. And it was accomplished by a Buckeye. On May 25, 1935, track and field trailblazer Jesse Owens set three … Continue reading "1935 : Jessie Owens Sets 3 World Records and Ties Another in Ann Arbor, All Within 45 Minutes"
2017 : Sparty Plays MSU Fight Song On Beaumont Tower Carillon
2017 : Sparty Plays MSU Fight Song On Beaumont Tower Carillon
May 25 all-day
Listen to Sparty play the MSU fight song on the campus Beaumont Tower carillon. Sparty gets it done on the field, but who knew he also had musical chops? He’s been voted the best mascot by ESPN, clearly … Continue reading "2017 : Sparty Plays MSU Fight Song On Beaumont Tower Carillon"
2018 : New Record Black Buffalo (Fish) Caught
2018 : New Record Black Buffalo (Fish) Caught
May 25 all-day
2018 : New Record Black Buffalo (Fish) Caught
  A fish caught on the Grand River has set a new Michigan record. Brandonn Kramer of Muskegon caught the 46.54-pound, 39.75-inch black buffalo in Ottawa County at 11:30 a.m. on Friday, May 25. Kramer … Continue reading "2018 : New Record Black Buffalo (Fish) Caught"
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