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1862 : Battery F, First Michigan Light Artillery, Mustered into Service
1862 : Battery F, First Michigan Light Artillery, Mustered into Service
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On January 9, 1862, Battery F, First Michigan Light Artillery, was mustered into federal service at Coldwater. Battery F left the state for Kentucky on March 3, 1862. After months of service in Kentucky, the … Continue reading "1862 : Battery F, First Michigan Light Artillery, Mustered into Service"
1886 : Detroit Free Press Has Article About Global Warming
1886 : Detroit Free Press Has Article About Global Warming
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Believe it or not, but the January 9, 1886 Detroit Free Press had an article about “Winters Getting Milder” on page six. The culprit : steam heat and steam vapors rising from every house. Source … Continue reading "1886 : Detroit Free Press Has Article About Global Warming"
1901 : Governor Pingree Gives Farewell Address
1901 : Governor Pingree Gives Farewell Address
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On January 9, 1901, Governor Hazen Pingree, in his final message to the Legislature, wrote that it was the body’s “special privilege and duty to bring the so-called ‘merchant princes and captains of industry’ in … Continue reading "1901 : Governor Pingree Gives Farewell Address"
1973 : Marquette Airport Fined For Failing to Comply With FAA Anti-Hijack Program
1973 : Marquette Airport Fined For Failing to Comply With FAA Anti-Hijack Program
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On January 9, 1973, the federal government fined the Marquette Airport, along with only three others throughout the rest of the country, for failing to comply with a mandated Federal Aviation Administration anti-hijack program. Faced … Continue reading "1973 : Marquette Airport Fined For Failing to Comply With FAA Anti-Hijack Program"
1996 : House Republican Task Force on Higher Education Wants State Universities to Create More Equitable Funding
1996 : House Republican Task Force on Higher Education Wants State Universities to Create More Equitable Funding
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On January 9, 1996, a House Republican task force on Higher Education called on Michigan’s 15 public universities to set up a “more equitable” funding formula, allowing students to receive degrees in four years at … Continue reading "1996 : House Republican Task Force on Higher Education Wants State Universities to Create More Equitable Funding"
2001 : President Clinton Visits Michigan State University, Receives Basketball Jersey At Breslin Center
2001 : President Clinton Visits Michigan State University, Receives Basketball Jersey At Breslin Center
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2001 : President Clinton Visits Michigan State University, Receives Basketball Jersey At Breslin Center
On January 9, 2001, President William Jefferson Clinton began a final national tour with an appearance at the Breslin Center on the Michigan State University campus. Prior to his 1992 election and throughout his tenure, … Continue reading "2001 : President Clinton Visits Michigan State University, Receives Basketball Jersey At Breslin Center"
2009: Gran Torino Released
2009: Gran Torino Released
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2009: Gran Torino Released
On January 9, 2009, the feature film “Gran Torino,” starring Clint Eastwood and shot in Highland Park and other locales around Metro Detroit, was released in theatres across the country. Gran Torino / Warner Bros. … Continue reading "2009: Gran Torino Released"
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