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1917 : Detroit Supports World War I Effort With First Meatless Day
1917 : Detroit Supports World War I Effort With First Meatless Day
Oct 3 all-day
1917 : Detroit Supports World War I Effort With First Meatless Day
On October 3, 1917, Detroit experienced its first “Meatless” Day during World War I. Such “meatless” and “wheatless” days were held regularly to conserve the nation’s food resources in support of the war effort. At … Continue reading "1917 : Detroit Supports World War I Effort With First Meatless Day"
1932 : Presidential Candidate Franklin Roosevelt Stops at Ann Arbor Train Station
1932 : Presidential Candidate Franklin Roosevelt Stops at Ann Arbor Train Station
Oct 3 all-day
President Franklin Roosevelt, Democratic presidential nominee, along with his campaign tour party arrived in Ann Arbor on board a special train with his wife. He appeared on the platform at 6 a.m. and greeted the … Continue reading "1932 : Presidential Candidate Franklin Roosevelt Stops at Ann Arbor Train Station"
1939 : Campaign to Fight Goiters Launched
1939 : Campaign to Fight Goiters Launched
Oct 3 all-day
On October 3, 1939, the state health department started a campaign in the public schools to encourage parents to use iodized salt to reduce the risk of developing goiters. Source: Historical Society of Michigan : … Continue reading "1939 : Campaign to Fight Goiters Launched"
2005: Jim Leyland Introduced as New Detroit Tigers Manager
2005: Jim Leyland Introduced as New Detroit Tigers Manager
Oct 3 all-day
On October 3, 2005, the Tigers introduce Jim Leyland as their new manager. Leyland, who came up through the Detroit organization as a player and minor league manager, replaces the fired Alan Trammell. The Tigers … Continue reading "2005: Jim Leyland Introduced as New Detroit Tigers Manager"
2012 : Detroit Tiger Miguel Cabrera Wins Triple Crown
2012 : Detroit Tiger Miguel Cabrera Wins Triple Crown
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2012 : Detroit Tiger Miguel Cabrera Wins Triple Crown
In Major League Baseball, a player earns the Triple Crown when he leads a league in three specific statistical categories. When used without a modifier, the “Triple Crown” generally refers to a batter who has … Continue reading "2012 : Detroit Tiger Miguel Cabrera Wins Triple Crown"
2017 : Ex-Rep. Schroer, Leading ’90s Gun Control Advocate, Has Died
2017 : Ex-Rep. Schroer, Leading ’90s Gun Control Advocate, Has Died
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Former Rep. Mary Schroer, an Ann Arbor Democrat who was one of the Legislature’s most visible supporters of abortion rights and gun control during the 1990s, died earlier this month of cancer. She was 70. … Continue reading "2017 : Ex-Rep. Schroer, Leading ’90s Gun Control Advocate, Has Died"
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