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1824 : Thomas M. Cooley Born, Michigan Supreme Court Justice
1824 : Thomas M. Cooley Born, Michigan Supreme Court Justice
Jan 6 all-day
1824 : Thomas M. Cooley Born, Michigan Supreme Court Justice
Thomas M. Cooley was born on January 6, 1824, in Attica, New York. He taught school in order to earn money to obtain his education. Cooley planned to continue his studies in Chicago, but during … Continue reading "1824 : Thomas M. Cooley Born, Michigan Supreme Court Justice"
1853 : Woodbridge N. Ferris Born, Future Michigan Governor
1853 : Woodbridge N. Ferris Born, Future Michigan Governor
Jan 6 all-day
1853 : Woodbridge N. Ferris Born, Future Michigan Governor
Photo of Ferris taking the oath of office as Governor of Michigan, 1913. On January 6, 1853, Woodbridge N. Ferris, Michigan governor from 1913-1916, was born in Spencer, NY. As governor, Ferris advocated prohibition and … Continue reading "1853 : Woodbridge N. Ferris Born, Future Michigan Governor"
1912 : Muzyad Yakhoob (Danny Thomas) Born in Deerfield
1912 : Muzyad Yakhoob (Danny Thomas) Born in Deerfield
Jan 6 all-day
1912 : Muzyad Yakhoob (Danny Thomas) Born in Deerfield
On January 6, 1912 a Deerfield, Michigan horse farmer named Shaheed Yakhoob (later Jacobs) and his wife Margaret, welcomed a new child into the world. The Jacobs, Lebanese immigrants, named their baby Muzyad. Years later … Continue reading "1912 : Muzyad Yakhoob (Danny Thomas) Born in Deerfield"
1914 : Calumet Colosseum Opens
1914 : Calumet Colosseum Opens
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1914 : Calumet Colosseum Opens
Calumet Colosseum is marking its 100th anniversary with a hockey game between the teams that started it all back in 1914. The Calumet Wolverines and Portage Lake Pioneers will skate against each other on Monday … Continue reading "1914 : Calumet Colosseum Opens"
1925 : Paavo Nurmi Sets Indoor World Record for Mile and 5000 Meter
1925 : Paavo Nurmi Sets Indoor World Record for Mile and 5000 Meter
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1925 : Paavo Nurmi Sets Indoor World Record for Mile and 5000 Meter
Nurmi with President Calvin Coolidge during his 1925 U.S. tour On this day in 1838 Samuel Morse gave a public demonstration of the telegraph for the first time. However, students at Finlandia University might be … Continue reading "1925 : Paavo Nurmi Sets Indoor World Record for Mile and 5000 Meter"
1994 : Nancy Kerrigan Assaulted at Joe Louis Arena
1994 : Nancy Kerrigan Assaulted at Joe Louis Arena
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1994 : Nancy Kerrigan Assaulted at Joe Louis Arena
Kerrigan and Harding in Lillehammer On January 6, 1994, the United State Figure Skating Championships, taking place at Joe Louis Arena in Detroit, were marred by violence and scandal as Nancy Kerrigan was hit on … Continue reading "1994 : Nancy Kerrigan Assaulted at Joe Louis Arena"
2014 : 6th Closure at MSU Due to Snow, Cold, or A Combination
2014 : 6th Closure at MSU Due to Snow, Cold, or A Combination
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2014 : 6th Closure at MSU Due to Snow, Cold, or A Combination
January 6-7, 2014 Between 12-15 inches of snow fell on January 5-6, 2014, causing hazardous driving conditions and closing MSU for the 6th time in its history on January 6-7 (Monday and Tuesday).  Actually it … Continue reading "2014 : 6th Closure at MSU Due to Snow, Cold, or A Combination"
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