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1892 : Leander Burnett, Ottawa Indian and MAC’s First Bona Fide Athletic Hero
1892 : Leander Burnett, Ottawa Indian and MAC’s First Bona Fide Athletic Hero
Jun 4 all-day
Baseball player Leander Burnett, an American Indian from Harbor Springs, completed an extraordinary four year athletic career at MAC by providing the winning hit in a game against Olivet College onĀ  June 4, 1892. The … Continue reading "1892 : Leander Burnett, Ottawa Indian and MAC’s First Bona Fide Athletic Hero"
1896 : Ford Test Drives His Quadricycle, His First Gasoline-Powered Automobile
1896 : Ford Test Drives His Quadricycle, His First Gasoline-Powered Automobile
Jun 4 all-day
1896 : Ford Test Drives His Quadricycle, His First Gasoline-Powered Automobile
On June 4, 1896, Henry Ford test drove the Quadricycle, his first gasoline-powered automobile, on the streets of Detroit. It’s pictured along with Ford’s first workshop, a portrait of Ford and an aerial view of … Continue reading "1896 : Ford Test Drives His Quadricycle, His First Gasoline-Powered Automobile"
1910 : President Taft Visits Jackson To Dedicate Monument
1910 : President Taft Visits Jackson To Dedicate Monument
Jun 4 all-day
On June 4, 1910 President William Howard Taft visited Jackson to help dedicate a monument celebrating the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Republican Party. Sources : Tom George, “Leading the Way : Michigan … Continue reading "1910 : President Taft Visits Jackson To Dedicate Monument"
1910: President Taft Visits Monroe to Dedicate Statue of General George Armstrong Custer
1910: President Taft Visits Monroe to Dedicate Statue of General George Armstrong Custer
Jun 4 all-day
1910: President Taft Visits Monroe to Dedicate Statue of General George Armstrong Custer
George Armstrong Custer Equestrian Monument, Southwest corner of North Monroe Street and Elm Street, Monroe Edward C. Potter’s sculpture Sighting The Enemy depicts General George Armstrong Custer pulling his horse up before entering battle. Custer … Continue reading "1910: President Taft Visits Monroe to Dedicate Statue of General George Armstrong Custer"
June 4, 1821 : Detroiters Present Alexander Macomb with Silver Tankard
June 4, 1821 : Detroiters Present Alexander Macomb with Silver Tankard
Jun 4 all-day
June 4, 1821 : Detroiters Present Alexander Macomb with Silver Tankard
In 1821, when he left for Washington to become Chief of the Army Corps of Engineers, the citizens of Detroit presented him with a silver tankard of gratitude bearing the inscription: PRESENTED to MAJOR-GENERAL ALEXANDER … Continue reading "June 4, 1821 : Detroiters Present Alexander Macomb with Silver Tankard"
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