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1878 : Michigan’s First Telephone Directory Published
1878 : Michigan’s First Telephone Directory Published
Sep 15 all-day
On Sept. 15, 1878, Michigan’s first phone book was published. It was titled “List of Subscribers,” and listed 124 customers in Detroit. The earliest phone book is actually dated to February 21, 1878, in New … Continue reading "1878 : Michigan’s First Telephone Directory Published"
1886 : Michigan Tech, Then Called Michigan Mining School, Holds First Classes
1886 : Michigan Tech, Then Called Michigan Mining School, Holds First Classes
Sep 15 all-day
1886 : Michigan Tech, Then Called Michigan Mining School, Holds First Classes
The first classes at Michigan Mining School were held on Sept. 15, 1886, in the Houghton Fire Hall. The school started with four faculty members and twenty-three students. The school, which was created to train … Continue reading "1886 : Michigan Tech, Then Called Michigan Mining School, Holds First Classes"
1935 : Detroit Tribune, Historic Black Newspaper Debuts
1935 : Detroit Tribune, Historic Black Newspaper Debuts
Sep 15 all-day
1935 : Detroit Tribune, Historic Black Newspaper Debuts
The Detroit Tribune, a historic Black newspaper available online via the Library of Congress’s Chronicling America,  was published weekly from 1935 to 1966. Occasionally subtitled “Unswerving Dedication to the Truth” or “The Newsjournal of the … Continue reading "1935 : Detroit Tribune, Historic Black Newspaper Debuts"
1952 : Soapy Williams Appears on Cover of Time
1952 : Soapy Williams Appears on Cover of Time
Sep 15 all-day
1952 : Soapy Williams Appears on Cover of Time
Michigan Governor G. Mennon “Soapy” Williams appears on the cover of Time magazine, September 15, 1952. Beginning of article : As the farmers and townsmen of Ottawa County streamed out of the fairgrounds at Marne, … Continue reading "1952 : Soapy Williams Appears on Cover of Time"
2018 : Tour de Troit (Date Varies)
2018 : Tour de Troit (Date Varies)
Sep 15 all-day
2018 : Tour de Troit (Date Varies)
 Michigan’s largest cycling ride, the Tour de Troit, kicks off Saturday, attracting riders from all over the metro area. Around 7,000 people are expected to ride in the Tour de Troit, more than double … Continue reading "2018 : Tour de Troit (Date Varies)"
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