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A collection of Michigan-related events/stories arranged by date, compiled by Jon Harrison, MSU Libraries, inspired by :

Awesome Stories Calendar Stories of the Month, focusing on national and world events.

This Day in History, courtesy of History Channel, focusing on national and world events.

Other noteworthy compilations of Michigan historical events:

Historical Dates in Michigan’s History, courtesy of the Clarke Historical Library at Central Michigan University.

Book compilations:

On This day in Detroit History / Bill Loomis ; photography by Barney Klein.  Charleston, SC : The History Press, 2016.

This is Detroit, 1701-2001 / Arthur M Woodford.  Detroit : Wayne State University Press, [2001]

Mich-again’s day : a panorama of major and trivial, human-interest and historical, and informative and entertaining events that have taken place on each of Michigan’s past days / by Gary W. Barfknecht.  Davison, Mich. : Friede Publications, [1984]

Michigan Every Day / Patrick Sullivan and Carole Eberly.   Elberta, MI : Eberly Press, [2009]

Social Media :

Central Michigan University, Clarke Historical Library tweets

Central Michigan University, Clarke Historical Library, Day in Michigan History tweets

Dearborn Historical Museum tweets

Detroit Historical Society tweets

History Lives Detroit Tweets by Ken Coleman.

Michigan Historical Center Facebook Page.

Michigan Historical Review Facebook Page.

Michigan’s Past Sharing Content about Michigan & Great Lakes Region History. Curated by @mkrauszc . Also can be found on Facebook and Tumblr

University of Michigan Bentley Historical Library Facebook page.

WAKV AM (Plainwell, MI) , The Memory Station Facebook Page.

#OTD, covering national and world events primarily.

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