Calendar

15 Sun
All-day
1856 : L. Frank Baum Born, Author of The Wonderful Wizard of Oz
1856 : L. Frank Baum Born, Author of The Wonderful Wizard of Oz
May 15 all-day
1856 : L. Frank Baum Born, Author of The Wonderful Wizard of Oz
L. Frank Baum reads while sitting in a rocking chair on the porch of his Macatawa summer home, nicknamed The Sign of the Goose.   L. Frank Baum, author of The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, … Continue reading "1856 : L. Frank Baum Born, Author of The Wonderful Wizard of Oz"
1912 : Detroit Tigers Stage First Baseball Strike
1912 : Detroit Tigers Stage First Baseball Strike
May 15 all-day
When Ty Cobb was suspended for beating up a heckler during a game with the New York Highlanders (soon to be Yankees) on May 15, 1912, the rest of the team refused to play the … Continue reading "1912 : Detroit Tigers Stage First Baseball Strike"
1926 : Detroit Cougars Purchased, Would Become Detroit Red Wings
1926 : Detroit Cougars Purchased, Would Become Detroit Red Wings
May 15 all-day
On May 15, 1926, the Victoria (B.C.) Cougars hockey team was purchased by a group of Detroit businessmen — led by Detroit Athletic Club President Charlie Hughes — and renamed the Detroit Cougars. This team … Continue reading "1926 : Detroit Cougars Purchased, Would Become Detroit Red Wings"
1967 : Heroic Helicopter Pilot from Ypsilanti Rescues Ambushed Soldiers
1967 : Heroic Helicopter Pilot from Ypsilanti Rescues Ambushed Soldiers
May 15 all-day
The White House announced Tuesday afternoon that Charles Kettles would receive the Medal of Honor from President Obama on July 18 for his bravery during the Vietnam War. Kettles, 86, recalls the events of May … Continue reading "1967 : Heroic Helicopter Pilot from Ypsilanti Rescues Ambushed Soldiers"
1968 : Robert Kennedy Campaigns in Detroit
1968 : Robert Kennedy Campaigns in Detroit
May 15 all-day
1968 : Robert Kennedy Campaigns in Detroit
  On May 15, 1968, Bobby Kennedy came to Detroit while campaigning for President.   He would be assassinated in California on June 5, 1968. Cheers Amid the Ruins At a Detroit park on the corner of … Continue reading "1968 : Robert Kennedy Campaigns in Detroit"
1976 : Mark Fidrych (The Bird) makes his first start with the Detroit Tigers
1976 : Mark Fidrych (The Bird) makes his first start with the Detroit Tigers
May 15 all-day
1976 : Mark Fidrych (The Bird) makes his first start with the Detroit Tigers
On this day in 1976: Mark Fidrych makes his first start with the #Tigers, tossing six no-hit innings vs. the Indians en route to a complete game victory in which he allowed two hits. Fidrych was … Continue reading "1976 : Mark Fidrych (The Bird) makes his first start with the Detroit Tigers"
2017 : University of Michigan Joins MeLCat
2017 : University of Michigan Joins MeLCat
May 15 all-day
Today, May 15, 2017 we officially welcome the University of Michigan–Ann Arbor Libraries to the MeLCat family of Michigan libraries! MelCat is a cooperative service and part of the Michigan Electronic Library suite.
12:00 am
1:00 am
2:00 am
3:00 am
4:00 am
5:00 am
6:00 am
7:00 am
8:00 am
9:00 am
10:00 am
11:00 am
12:00 pm
1:00 pm
2:00 pm
3:00 pm
4:00 pm
5:00 pm
6:00 pm
7:00 pm
8:00 pm
9:00 pm
10:00 pm
11:00 pm