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1795 : Chippewa Chief Matchekewis Cedes Bois Blanc Island to the United States
1795 : Chippewa Chief Matchekewis Cedes Bois Blanc Island to the United States
Aug 3 all-day
1795 : Chippewa Chief Matchekewis Cedes Bois Blanc Island to the United States
Bois Blanc Island is the largest island on the right. Mackinac Island is next to it. On August 3, 1795, Chippewa Chief Matchekewis ceded Bois Blanc Island to the United States as part of the … Continue reading "1795 : Chippewa Chief Matchekewis Cedes Bois Blanc Island to the United States"
1795 : Treaty of Greenville Signed
1795 : Treaty of Greenville Signed
Aug 3 all-day
1795 : Treaty of Greenville Signed
The Treaty of Greenville was signed at Fort Greenville (now Greenville, Ohio), on August 3, 1795, between a coalition of American Indian tribes and frontiermen, known as the Western Confederacy, and the United States following … Continue reading "1795 : Treaty of Greenville Signed"
1881 : First Female Reform School Opens in Adrian
1881 : First Female Reform School Opens in Adrian
Aug 3 all-day
On August 3, 1881, the Michigan Reform School at Adrian, headed and fully staffed by women, accepted its first inmate. The institution, the first of its kind in Michigan and the 12th in the U.S., … Continue reading "1881 : First Female Reform School Opens in Adrian"
1937 : Edward Mooney Installed As Detroit’s First Archbishop
1937 : Edward Mooney Installed As Detroit’s First Archbishop
Aug 3 all-day
Edward Mooney was installed as Detroit’s first archbishop on Aug. 3, 1937. The 55-year-old Maryland native was named by Pope Pius XI; the installation took place at the Cathedral of the Most Blessed Sacrament. Mooney, … Continue reading "1937 : Edward Mooney Installed As Detroit’s First Archbishop"
2015 : University of Michigan Celebrating 150th Anniversary of Athletic Programs
2015 : University of Michigan Celebrating 150th Anniversary of Athletic Programs
Aug 3 all-day
In honor of the 150th anniversary of Michigan Athletics, the U-M athletic department announced it will hold a year-long celebration to recognize the historic milestone. Michigan has designed a special page on its website to … Continue reading "2015 : University of Michigan Celebrating 150th Anniversary of Athletic Programs"
2018 : Road Construction Blues Humor
2018 : Road Construction Blues Humor
Aug 3 all-day
2018 : Road Construction Blues Humor
When confronted by summer road construction in Michigan, one has to be philosophical and maybe share a little humor courtesy of the Mitten State Blog: One can celebrate it with an appropriate t-shirt: Or pray … Continue reading "2018 : Road Construction Blues Humor"
2019 : L. Brooks Patterson Dies, Oakland County Prosecutor and County Executive
2019 : L. Brooks Patterson Dies, Oakland County Prosecutor and County Executive
Aug 3 all-day
L. Brooks Patterson, the wise-cracking, hard-drinking former prosecutor who ruled Oakland County for a generation, died of pancreatic cancer at 5:30 a.m Saturday at his Independence Township home. He was 80. Patterson’s personality and his … Continue reading "2019 : L. Brooks Patterson Dies, Oakland County Prosecutor and County Executive"
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