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1926 : Barnett Rosenberg Born, Discover of Cisplatin
1926 : Barnett Rosenberg Born, Discover of Cisplatin
Nov 16 all-day
1926 : Barnett Rosenberg Born, Discover of Cisplatin
Barnett Rosenberg (16 November 1926 – 8 August 2009) was an American chemist best known for the discovery of the anti-cancer drug cisplatin. Sometimes the greatest discoveries are made as a matter of chance. Were … Continue reading "1926 : Barnett Rosenberg Born, Discover of Cisplatin"
1926 : House of David Cult Leader Arrested in Benton Harbor
1926 : House of David Cult Leader Arrested in Benton Harbor
Nov 16 all-day
1926 : House of David Cult Leader Arrested in Benton Harbor
Picture of Mary and Benjamin Purnell State police broke into the House of David at Benton Harbor to arrest its religious leader, King Benjamin Purnell. Long a nuisance to law enforcement officials in southwest Michigan, … Continue reading "1926 : House of David Cult Leader Arrested in Benton Harbor"
1928 : Detroit Ranks Third in Cigar Production
1928 : Detroit Ranks Third in Cigar Production
Nov 16 all-day
1928 : Detroit Ranks Third in Cigar Production
Did you know in 1928 that Detroit produced the third most cigars of any US city? [Detroit Free Press 11/16/1928] Source : Michigan’s Past, November 16, 2018.
1979: Cesar Chavez Visits Michigan Legislature
1979: Cesar Chavez Visits Michigan Legislature
Nov 16 all-day
In the state capitol to promote a UFW boycott of “Red Coach” lettuce, Cesar Chavez addressed a House-Senate meeting which drew only slightly more that 20 lawmakers — most of them liberal Democrats.  The rest … Continue reading "1979: Cesar Chavez Visits Michigan Legislature"
2011 : Michigan Messenger Folds
2011 : Michigan Messenger Folds
Nov 16 all-day
After four years of operation, the board of the American Independent News Network, has decided to end the separate liberal Michigan Messenger and shift publication of its news into a single site, The American Independent … Continue reading "2011 : Michigan Messenger Folds"
2012 : Former Michigan First Lady Helen Milliken Dies, Noted Feminist
2012 : Former Michigan First Lady Helen Milliken Dies, Noted Feminist
Nov 16 all-day
Among Michigan first ladies, Helen Milliken set the modern standard. Dignified, stylish, and deferential to her husband, former Gov. William Milliken. But she also was outspoken, passionate and unyielding. Helen Milliken is perhaps best remembered … Continue reading "2012 : Former Michigan First Lady Helen Milliken Dies, Noted Feminist"
2015 : Michigan From Outer Space
2015 : Michigan From Outer Space
Nov 16 all-day
2015 : Michigan From Outer Space
Many astronauts are using social media to showcase images of the blue planet from outer space – including awe-inspiring photos featuring Michigan cities and its Great Lakes. Monday morning, NASA astronaut Scott Kelly tweeted out … Continue reading "2015 : Michigan From Outer Space"
2018 : Lansing Celebrates Silver Bells
2018 : Lansing Celebrates Silver Bells
Nov 16 all-day
2018 : Lansing Celebrates Silver Bells
Started from humble beginnings in 1985 by the Arts Council of Greater Lansing, to the full blown extravaganza the city experiences today, Silver Bells in the City has been providing fun, merriment and joy to … Continue reading "2018 : Lansing Celebrates Silver Bells"
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