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1824 : First Legislative Council of the Michigan Territory Convenes in Detroit
1824 : First Legislative Council of the Michigan Territory Convenes in Detroit
Jun 7 all-day
On June 7, 1824, the first legislative council of the Michigan Territory convened in Detroit. Under provisions of the Northwest Ordinance, a legislative council could be elected when the territory’s population of free males reached … Continue reading "1824 : First Legislative Council of the Michigan Territory Convenes in Detroit"
1860 : Austin Blair Selected as Republican Candidate for Governor
1860 : Austin Blair Selected as Republican Candidate for Governor
Jun 7 all-day
On June 7, 1860, the only Michigan Governor with a statue in front of the Capitol was selected by the Republican Party to be their offical candidate for Governor. Mr. Blair, born in New York … Continue reading "1860 : Austin Blair Selected as Republican Candidate for Governor"
1913 : Old Rugged Cross Hymn Linked to Michigan Revivals
1913 : Old Rugged Cross Hymn Linked to Michigan Revivals
Jun 7 all-day
1913 : Old Rugged Cross Hymn Linked to Michigan Revivals
The year was 1912 and George Bennard, a Methodist Episcopal evangelist traveling throughout the Midwest, was heckled incessantly by several youth at a revival meeting in Michigan. A Vision, a Melody and the Completion of … Continue reading "1913 : Old Rugged Cross Hymn Linked to Michigan Revivals"
1932 : Mary Moore Born, Member of All-American Girls Professional Baseball League
1932 : Mary Moore Born, Member of All-American Girls Professional Baseball League
Jun 7 all-day
1932 : Mary Moore Born, Member of All-American Girls Professional Baseball League
/> Mary Moore, a Battle Creek Belle, tags out runner at second base. From Springfield Sally to Battle Creek Belle, Lincoln Park native Mary Moore pitches stories about life as an infielder, from 1950 to … Continue reading "1932 : Mary Moore Born, Member of All-American Girls Professional Baseball League"
1937 : Labor Activists Demonstrate In Lansing, Michigan
1937 : Labor Activists Demonstrate In Lansing, Michigan
Jun 7 all-day
Upset by the arrest of UAW Workers trying to unionize Capital City Wrecking Company during the night, labor supporters demonstrate outside the Lansing City Hall where the prisoners were being held. Before the day was … Continue reading "1937 : Labor Activists Demonstrate In Lansing, Michigan"
1952 : MSU Alumni Memorial Chapel Dedicated
1952 : MSU Alumni Memorial Chapel Dedicated
Jun 7 all-day
1952 : MSU Alumni Memorial Chapel Dedicated
Dedication of the Alumni Memorial Chapel; June 7, 1952 Located on Auditorium Rd, situated next to the Kresge Art Center and across the street from Baker Hall, is the Alumni Memorial Chapel. A small chapel, … Continue reading "1952 : MSU Alumni Memorial Chapel Dedicated"
1958 : Edmund Fitzgerald Launched
1958 : Edmund Fitzgerald Launched
Jun 7 all-day
  Watch the launch of Hull 301 (the Edmund Fitzgerald) built by the shipbuilders and engineers of the Great Lakes Engineering Works of River Rouge, Michigan.  One can feel the excitement in the air.  Little … Continue reading "1958 : Edmund Fitzgerald Launched"
1997 : Detroit Red Wings End 42-year Stanley Cup Drought
1997 : Detroit Red Wings End 42-year Stanley Cup Drought
Jun 7 all-day
1997  : Detroit Red Wings End 42-year Stanley Cup Drought
THIS DATE IN HISTORY: June 7 1997: The Stanley Cup returns to Hockeytown for the first time in 42 years. The Detroit Red Wings complete a sweep of the Philadelphia Flyers with a 2-1 victory … Continue reading "1997 : Detroit Red Wings End 42-year Stanley Cup Drought"
2010 : President Obama Visits Kalamazoo
2010 : President Obama Visits Kalamazoo
Jun 7 all-day
  In early March, students at Kalamazoo Central High School submitted a video to Get Schooled’s Race to the Top competition, a nationwide search to find the school most dedicated to making — as Get … Continue reading "2010 : President Obama Visits Kalamazoo"
2013 : Congressman Dingell Jr. Sets Congressional Service Record
2013 : Congressman Dingell Jr. Sets Congressional Service Record
Jun 7 all-day
John David Dingell Jr., at age 86, is in much the same spot he has been in since Dec. 13, 1955, representing a congressional district in southeast Michigan and performing all the tasks that come … Continue reading "2013 : Congressman Dingell Jr. Sets Congressional Service Record"
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