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1862 : Battle of Fredericksburg
1862 : Battle of Fredericksburg
Dec 11 all-day
1862 : Battle of Fredericksburg
December 11-15, 1862 President Lincoln had fired Gen. George McClellan after the battle of Antietam, replacing him with Ambrose Burnside. Gen. Burnside hoped to outflank the Confederate forces of Gen. Robert E. Lee and move … Continue reading "1862 : Battle of Fredericksburg"
1862 : Drummer Boy of the Rappahannock Becomes National Hero or Not
1862 : Drummer Boy of the Rappahannock Becomes National Hero or Not
Dec 11 all-day
1862 : Drummer Boy of the Rappahannock Becomes National Hero or Not
Robert Henry Hendershot was twelve years old when he joined the 8th Michigan Infantry on August 19, 1862. However it was at the Battle of Fredericksburg, Virginia, on December 11, 1862 that he became famous. … Continue reading "1862 : Drummer Boy of the Rappahannock Becomes National Hero or Not"
1929 : Stout Airlines Reaches Milestone, 100,000 Passengers
1929 : Stout Airlines Reaches Milestone, 100,000 Passengers
Dec 11 all-day
On Dec. 11, 1929, Stout Airlines became the nation’s first airline to carry 100,000 passengers. The company served the upper Great Lakes region, relying heavily on the Ford Trimotor “Tin Goose” airplanes. Here is some … Continue reading "1929 : Stout Airlines Reaches Milestone, 100,000 Passengers"
1934 : 7 Michigan Legislators Die In Hotel Fire
1934 : 7 Michigan Legislators Die In Hotel Fire
Dec 11 all-day
Early on the morning of December 11, 1934, the Kerns Hotel in Lansing caught on fire. Seven Michigan legislators died in the fire, along with 25 other guests. The fire was the worst in Lansing’s … Continue reading "1934 : 7 Michigan Legislators Die In Hotel Fire"
1948 : Spartans Celebrate State’s Admission to Big 10
1948 : Spartans Celebrate State’s Admission to Big 10
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A crowd estimated at 6,000 students jammed areas around the Union on December 11, 1948 to celebrate State’s admission to the Big 10. Source : “A Century of Athletics at State”, Michigan State University Magazine, … Continue reading "1948 : Spartans Celebrate State’s Admission to Big 10"
1971 : Lake Huron Water Supply Explosion
1971 : Lake Huron Water Supply Explosion
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1971 : Lake Huron Water Supply Explosion
On Dec. 11, 1971, a shotgun-like blast claimed the lives of 22 men working on a water intake tunnel beneath the bed of Lake Huron. A pocket of methane trapped within a layer of Antrim … Continue reading "1971 : Lake Huron Water Supply Explosion"
2010 : the Big Chill Sets Attendance Record for Outdoor Hockey Game
2010 : the Big Chill Sets Attendance Record for Outdoor Hockey Game
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2010 : the Big Chill Sets Attendance Record for Outdoor Hockey Game
The Michigan salutes the student section at Michigan Stadium following the Wolverines’ 5-0 win over Michigan State at Saturday’s Big Chill at the Big House. It really wasn’t much of a game by hockey standards. … Continue reading "2010 : the Big Chill Sets Attendance Record for Outdoor Hockey Game"
2014 : First Marriage Proposal on Michigan House Floor
2014 : First Marriage Proposal on Michigan House Floor
Dec 11 all-day
A different kind of legislative proposal has been reached on the floor of the state House. Rep. Klint Kesto of Commerce Township got down on one knee to propose to his girlfriend, Delena Kajy, at … Continue reading "2014 : First Marriage Proposal on Michigan House Floor"
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