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1860: Lewis Cass Resigns as U.S. Secretary of State
1860: Lewis Cass Resigns as U.S. Secretary of State
Dec 13 all-day
1860: Lewis Cass Resigns as U.S. Secretary of State
Disgusted with the failure of then-President James Buchanan to pursue a stronger policy that might have headed off the threatened secession of southern states, Lewis Cass resigned as Secretary of State and returned to Detroit. … Continue reading "1860: Lewis Cass Resigns as U.S. Secretary of State"
1948 : Ted Nugent Born in Detroit
1948 : Ted Nugent Born in Detroit
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1948 : Ted Nugent Born in Detroit
Ted Nugent has been dubbed “the Motor City Madman.” He is a renowned rock musician, hunter and political activist. His views and his music are often controversial. Love him or hate him, however, he is … Continue reading "1948 : Ted Nugent Born in Detroit"
1961 : Former President Dwight Eisenhower Addresses Michigan Constitutional Convention
1961 : Former President Dwight Eisenhower Addresses Michigan Constitutional Convention
Dec 13 all-day
1961 : Former President Dwight Eisenhower Addresses Michigan Constitutional Convention
Former President Dwight D. Eisenhower addressed delegates to the Michigan Constitutional Convention at the Lansing Civic Center on December 13, 1961 and spoke about several topics including civil rights and term limits. “The responsibilities best … Continue reading "1961 : Former President Dwight Eisenhower Addresses Michigan Constitutional Convention"
1983 : Pistons and Nuggets Play Record-Breaking Game
1983 : Pistons and Nuggets Play Record-Breaking Game
Dec 13 all-day
On December 13, 1983, the Detroit Pistons defeat the Denver Nuggets by a score of 186-184 in triple overtime, in the highest scoring game in the history of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Both teams … Continue reading "1983 : Pistons and Nuggets Play Record-Breaking Game"
2003 : MSU-Kentucky Basketbowl Held at Ford Field
2003 : MSU-Kentucky Basketbowl Held at Ford Field
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2003 : MSU-Kentucky Basketbowl Held at Ford Field
The Basketbowl was a college basketball game between Michigan State University and the University of Kentucky held on December 13, 2003 at Ford Field, a domed American football stadium in Detroit, Michigan. The announced crowd … Continue reading "2003 : MSU-Kentucky Basketbowl Held at Ford Field"
2014 : Detroit Newscaster Bill Bonds Dies
2014 : Detroit Newscaster Bill Bonds Dies
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2014 : Detroit Newscaster Bill Bonds Dies
There was likely no better showman on Detroit TV than WXYZ anchor Bill Bonds.  While anchoring a newscast, Bonds let it be known that he could not plug Girl Scout cookies on the air because … Continue reading "2014 : Detroit Newscaster Bill Bonds Dies"
2019 : Saginaw Native Stars in Richard Jewell, Clint Eastwood Movie
2019 : Saginaw Native Stars in Richard Jewell, Clint Eastwood Movie
Dec 13 all-day
A Saginaw native who has been climbing the Hollywood ranks as an actor is the star of a new Clint Eastwood movie about Richard Jewell which premieres on December 13, 2019. Paul Walter Hauser portrays … Continue reading "2019 : Saginaw Native Stars in Richard Jewell, Clint Eastwood Movie"
2020 : Pfizer Coronavirus Vaccine Begins Shipping
2020 : Pfizer Coronavirus Vaccine Begins Shipping
Dec 13 all-day
The first batch of coronavirus vaccines was loaded onto trucks at a Pfizer plant in Portage, Michigan, and shipped out across the country on Sunday morning, a landmark moment in the fight against the deadly … Continue reading "2020 : Pfizer Coronavirus Vaccine Begins Shipping"
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