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1895 : Chinaman Chan Hoy of Grand Rapids Makes the News
1895 : Chinaman Chan Hoy of Grand Rapids Makes the News
Jun 26 all-day
1895 : Chinaman Chan Hoy of Grand Rapids Makes the News
Chinaman Chan Hoy of Grand Rapids announces he will ignite 25,000 firecrackers in front of his laundry on July 4th, demonstrating for one and all his patriotism. Chan Hoy’s Crackers, Grand Rapids Press via America’s … Continue reading "1895 : Chinaman Chan Hoy of Grand Rapids Makes the News"
1896 : Ubly Incorporated
1896 : Ubly Incorporated
Jun 26 all-day
1896 : Ubly Incorporated
On June 26, 1896, Ubly was incorporated. In 1865, Alfred Pagett opened a store in Huron County and named the community Pagett’s Corners. He soon changed his mind and called the town Ubley, after his … Continue reading "1896 : Ubly Incorporated"
1911 : Michigan Adopts Third State Flag
1911 : Michigan Adopts Third State Flag
Jun 26 all-day
1911 : Michigan Adopts Third State Flag
The Flag of the State of Michigan depicts the state’s coat-of-arms on a dark blue field, as set forth by Michigan state law. The state coat of arms depicts a light blue shield, upon which … Continue reading "1911 : Michigan Adopts Third State Flag"
1982 : Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands Visits Michigan
1982 : Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands Visits Michigan
Jun 26 all-day
Queen Beatrix and Prince Claus of the Netherlands visited the Michigan cities of Ann Arbor, Detroit, Grand Rapids, and Holland to celebrate 200 years of friendly relations between the Netherlands and the U.S. Sources : … Continue reading "1982 : Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands Visits Michigan"
2000 : Safe Delivery of Newborns Law Enacted
2000 : Safe Delivery of Newborns Law Enacted
Jun 26 all-day
Safe Delivery of Newborns Michigan, like many states across the country, have stories reported in the news media of newborn babies abandoned in dumpsters, parking lots, car washes or public restrooms. While there are a … Continue reading "2000 : Safe Delivery of Newborns Law Enacted"
2010 : Verlen Kruger Memorial Dedicated in Portland
2010 : Verlen Kruger Memorial Dedicated in Portland
Jun 26 all-day
Kruger did not begin paddling a canoe until age 41, but would canoe over 100,000 miles over the next 42 years and would set many world records. Kruger, a retired plumber who began canoeing at … Continue reading "2010 : Verlen Kruger Memorial Dedicated in Portland"
2011 : U2 Play in Spartan Stadium
2011 : U2 Play in Spartan Stadium
Jun 26 all-day
  U2 visits Spartan Stadium on June 26, 2011, only the second rock band to perform at this venue. Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking for, YouTube Clip from the event. With or Without You, … Continue reading "2011 : U2 Play in Spartan Stadium"
2014 : Corpse Flower Blooms on Campus
2014 : Corpse Flower Blooms on Campus
Jun 26 all-day
  Hundreds of people stopped by MSU to see the rare flowering of the Corpse Flower. YouTube Time Elapse Clip Another Corpse Flower Clip After an anxious wait, the famous corpse flower finally bloomed at … Continue reading "2014 : Corpse Flower Blooms on Campus"
2014 : Dodge Celebrates Centennial at Meadowbrook Hall
2014 : Dodge Celebrates Centennial at Meadowbrook Hall
Jun 26 all-day
2014 : Dodge Celebrates Centennial at Meadowbrook Hall
Meadow Brook Hall celebrates The Dodge Brothers Centennial with Dodge Days, an afternoon of lively activities including rides in vintage automobiles, lectures about the history of the Dodge Brothers, and a vintage Dodge car show … Continue reading "2014 : Dodge Celebrates Centennial at Meadowbrook Hall"
2016 : Clara’s Lansing Station Closes
2016 : Clara’s Lansing Station Closes
Jun 26 all-day
2016 : Clara's Lansing Station Closes
Clara’s Lansing Station, a staple in the Lansing area for more than 37 years, will close its doors Sunday. In 1978, Peter Jubeck chose the old Union Depot (Lansing, Michigan) built in 1903 as the … Continue reading "2016 : Clara’s Lansing Station Closes"
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