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1836 : Michigan House Introduces Resolution To Exterminate Wolves
1836 : Michigan House Introduces Resolution To Exterminate Wolves
Feb 4 all-day
On Feb. 4, 1836, a resolution was introduced in the Michigan House asking for the extermination of wolves. According to the resolution, wolves were “brigands,” preying on wildlife and farm animals at all times, but … Continue reading "1836 : Michigan House Introduces Resolution To Exterminate Wolves"
1902 : Charles Lindbergh Born in Detroit
1902 : Charles Lindbergh Born in Detroit
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1902 : Charles Lindbergh Born in Detroit
Charles Lindbergh was born February 4, 1902, to Charles and Evangeline Lodge Lindbergh. He was born at an uncle’s house at 1220 W. Forest, in what is now Detroit’s Midtown, but raised in Minnesota. His … Continue reading "1902 : Charles Lindbergh Born in Detroit"
1913 : Rosa Parks Born
1913 : Rosa Parks Born
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1913 : Rosa Parks Born
On February 4, 1913, civil rights icon Rosa Parks was born in rural Tuskegee, Alabama. Born Rosa Louise McCauley, this remarkable woman is remembered as the “mother of the modern day civil rights movement.” Most … Continue reading "1913 : Rosa Parks Born"
1915 : William Whitney Talman Jr. Born, Hamilton Burger of Perry Mason Fame
1915 : William Whitney Talman Jr. Born, Hamilton Burger of Perry Mason Fame
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1915 : William Whitney Talman Jr. Born, Hamilton Burger of Perry Mason Fame
William Whitney Talman Jr. was a third-generation Detroiter whose ancestral line included a member of George Washington’s staff during the American Revolution. A noted actor, he played in many movies before becoming famous as Hamilton … Continue reading "1915 : William Whitney Talman Jr. Born, Hamilton Burger of Perry Mason Fame"
1922 : Ford Motor Company Buys Lincoln Motor Company
1922 : Ford Motor Company Buys Lincoln Motor Company
Feb 4 all-day
On February 4, 1922, the Ford Motor Company bought the failing Lincoln Motor Company for a total of $8 million and expanded its reach into the luxury segment of the automotive market. The acquisition came … Continue reading "1922 : Ford Motor Company Buys Lincoln Motor Company"
1948 : Vincent Furnier Born, Better Known as Alice Cooper
1948 : Vincent Furnier Born, Better Known as Alice Cooper
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1948 : Vincent Furnier Born, Better Known as Alice Cooper
When you talk about rock and roll originators Vincent Furnier needs to be in the discussion. Most know Vince Furnier by his stage name Alice Cooper, a rock and roll legend and Hall of Famer … Continue reading "1948 : Vincent Furnier Born, Better Known as Alice Cooper"
1964 : Terry McDermott Shocks the World By Winning a Gold Medal
1964 : Terry McDermott Shocks the World By Winning a Gold Medal
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1964 : Terry McDermott Shocks the World By Winning a Gold Medal
Terry McDermott, the 23-year-old bashful barber from Essexville, Bay County, Michigan, shocked the world today by setting an Olympic speed record in the 500 meter speed skating competition at the 1964 Winter Olympics in Innsbruck, … Continue reading "1964 : Terry McDermott Shocks the World By Winning a Gold Medal"
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