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1838 : Michigan Central Railroad Boards Passengers for First Time
1838 : Michigan Central Railroad Boards Passengers for First Time
Feb 3 all-day
1838 : Michigan Central Railroad Boards Passengers for First Time
On February 3, 1838, passengers rode the Michigan Central Railroad for the first time, from Detroit to Ypsilanti. Michigan Central Railroad (Battle Creek Depot Station) opened on July 27, 1888. Michigan Central Railroad (Ann Arbor … Continue reading "1838 : Michigan Central Railroad Boards Passengers for First Time"
1856: Julius Stroh Born, Detroit Brewer
1856: Julius Stroh Born, Detroit Brewer
Feb 3 all-day
1856: Julius Stroh Born, Detroit Brewer
Today is the birthday of Julius Stroh (February 3, 1856-June 2, 1939). He was born in Michigan, the son of Bernard Stroh, who founded the Stroh Brewery in Detroit, Michigan in 1850. After his father … Continue reading "1856: Julius Stroh Born, Detroit Brewer"
1889 : Hammond Building Becomes Detroit’s First Skyscraper
1889 : Hammond Building Becomes Detroit’s First Skyscraper
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1889 : Hammond Building Becomes Detroit's First Skyscraper
On February 3, 1889, the ten-story Hammond Building became Detroit’s first skyscraper. Located at West Fort and Griswold Streets, the building was demolished in 1956 and replaced by the new headquarters for the National Bank … Continue reading "1889 : Hammond Building Becomes Detroit’s First Skyscraper"
1944 : Sydney Howe Scores 6 Goals In a Single Game for the Red Wings
1944 : Sydney Howe Scores 6 Goals In a Single Game for the Red Wings
Feb 3 all-day
1944 : Sydney Howe Scores 6 Goals In a Single Game for the Red Wings
Sydney Harris Howe, no relation to Gordie, joined the Wings in 1935, bought along with another player named Scotty Bowman (no relation to the game’s winningest coach) for $50,000 in a deal that completely surprised … Continue reading "1944 : Sydney Howe Scores 6 Goals In a Single Game for the Red Wings"
1956 : Michigan Motorists Can No Longer Determine Their Own Speed Limit
1956 : Michigan Motorists Can No Longer Determine Their Own Speed Limit
Feb 3 all-day
On February 3, 1956 highway speed limits of 65 miles per hour by day and 55 by night went into effect in Michigan. Prior to this motorists could determine what was safe and reasonable. Source … Continue reading "1956 : Michigan Motorists Can No Longer Determine Their Own Speed Limit"
2015 : Jack Crawford Receives Congressional Gold Medal for WWII Special Forces Efforts
2015 : Jack Crawford Receives Congressional Gold Medal for WWII Special Forces Efforts
Feb 3 all-day
Ninety-year-old John “Jack” Crawford will go down in history with the likes of George Washington, Thomas Edison and Winston Churchill. Crawford’s exploits fighting in World War II with an elite Special Forces unit – considered … Continue reading "2015 : Jack Crawford Receives Congressional Gold Medal for WWII Special Forces Efforts"
2021 : Wayne Terwilliger Dies, Charlotte Native, World Series Champ
2021 : Wayne Terwilliger Dies, Charlotte Native, World Series Champ
Feb 3 all-day
2021 : Wayne Terwilliger Dies, Charlotte Native, World Series Champ
Wayne Terwilliger didn’t waste a single moment of his 95 years. He was a World War II veteran, serving in combat with the Marines in Sapian, Tinian and Iwo Jima. He attended Western Michigan for … Continue reading "2021 : Wayne Terwilliger Dies, Charlotte Native, World Series Champ"
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