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1832 : Father Gabriel Richard of Detroit Dies
1832 : Father Gabriel Richard of Detroit Dies
Sep 13 all-day
1832 : Father Gabriel Richard of Detroit Dies
Gabriel Richard, the first priest to serve in the U.S. Congress, died in Detroit on September 13, 1832. Richard, who was born in France, was known as the second founder of Detroit. He founded Detroit’s … Continue reading "1832 : Father Gabriel Richard of Detroit Dies"
1892 : Central Michigan University Opens Its Doors
1892 : Central Michigan University Opens Its Doors
Sep 13 all-day
1892 : Central Michigan University Opens Its Doors
Central opened its doors on September 13, 1892, as the Central Michigan Normal School and Business Institute, with classes in teaching, business and stenography. At that time, few of the state’s teachers received any formal … Continue reading "1892 : Central Michigan University Opens Its Doors"
1939 : Richard Kiel Born in Detroit
1939 : Richard Kiel Born in Detroit
Sep 13 all-day
1939 : Richard Kiel Born in Detroit
Richard Kiel, right, with Roger Moore in the James Bond film “The Spy Who Loved Me” (1977) directed by Lewis Gilbert. On September 13, 1939,  Richard Kiel was born in Detroit.  He would later go … Continue reading "1939 : Richard Kiel Born in Detroit"
1966 : Michigan Cemeteries Can No Longer Restrict Plot Purchases by Race
1966 : Michigan Cemeteries Can No Longer Restrict Plot Purchases by Race
Sep 13 all-day
1966 : Michigan Cemeteries Can No Longer Restrict Plot Purchases by Race
At one time in Michigan, if you were black, cemeteries could flat-out refuse to bury your loved ones. Like racially restrictive covenants that prevented black families from purchasing property in certain neighborhoods, some cemeteries made … Continue reading "1966 : Michigan Cemeteries Can No Longer Restrict Plot Purchases by Race"
2016 : MSU Libraries Rank Number 7
2016 : MSU Libraries Rank Number 7
Sep 13 all-day
Best College Libraries: This list ranks No. 1 because there’s no better place on campus than the college library. Let’s be honest: we all spent too much time there and not enough at all. The … Continue reading "2016 : MSU Libraries Rank Number 7"
2016 : University of Detroit Mercy Adopts New Logo
2016 : University of Detroit Mercy Adopts New Logo
Sep 13 all-day
2016 : University of Detroit Mercy Adopts New Logo
The University of Detroit Mercy unveiled a new logo and brand Thursday morning as part of an effort to better reflect who they are, university leaders said. The new logo features a large red D, … Continue reading "2016 : University of Detroit Mercy Adopts New Logo"
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