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1875 : George B. Pierce, 1st Michigan Resident to Receive Fishing Lure Patent
1875 : George B. Pierce, 1st Michigan Resident to Receive Fishing Lure Patent
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Michigan has long been a hotbed of creativity for fishing lure designers. According to the late George Richey, author of “Made in Michigan Fishing Lures,” the first known lure patent was issued to George R. … Continue reading "1875 : George B. Pierce, 1st Michigan Resident to Receive Fishing Lure Patent"
1878 : Captain Luther Harvey of Monroe Dies
1878 : Captain Luther Harvey of Monroe Dies
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Birthdate: September 26, 1783 (94) Birthplace: Swanzey, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States Death: September 14, 1878 (94) Monroe, Monroe, Michigan, United States Place of Burial: Monroe, Monroe, Michigan, United States Luther Harvey sought adventure on … Continue reading "1878 : Captain Luther Harvey of Monroe Dies"
1964 : Kellogg’s Pop Tarts Unleashed on Cleveland, Instant Hit
1964 : Kellogg’s Pop Tarts Unleashed on Cleveland, Instant Hit
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1964 : Kellogg's Pop Tarts Unleashed on Cleveland, Instant Hit
Did you know that Kellogg’s Pop Tarts were developed in Michigan?  Of course you did. Post had the idea first. The worst thing a company can do is tip off a new invention to a … Continue reading "1964 : Kellogg’s Pop Tarts Unleashed on Cleveland, Instant Hit"
1968 : Detroit Tiger Denny McLain Wins 30th Game
1968 : Detroit Tiger Denny McLain Wins 30th Game
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1968 : Detroit Tiger Denny McLain Wins 30th Game
On September 14, 1968, Denny McLain won his 30th game of the season, as the Tigers scored two in the bottom of the ninth to defeat the Oakland Athletics 5-4. Willie Horton singled in Mickey … Continue reading "1968 : Detroit Tiger Denny McLain Wins 30th Game"
1999 : Women’s Right to Know Law Takes Effect
1999 : Women’s Right to Know Law Takes Effect
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On Sept. 14, 1999, after six years of court delays, the “Women’s Right To Know” law went into effect. The 1993 measure required that abortion clinics give women reading material about abortions at least 24 … Continue reading "1999 : Women’s Right to Know Law Takes Effect"
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