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1873 : Work on Third Capitol Building In Lansing Begins
1873 : Work on Third Capitol Building In Lansing Begins
Oct 2 all-day
1873 : Work on Third Capitol Building In Lansing Begins
The cornerstone was laid for Michigan’s third capitol building in Lansing. Thousands of people from all over the state thronged to the capital for the ceremony. A large parade and other gala events marked the … Continue reading "1873 : Work on Third Capitol Building In Lansing Begins"
1961 : Detroit’s Fisher Theater Opens as Live Theater Venue
1961 : Detroit’s Fisher Theater Opens as Live Theater Venue
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1961 : Detroit's Fisher Theater Opens as Live Theater Venue
Fisher Theatre Detroit’s Fisher Theatre, previously a vaudeville and movie palace, opened as a venue for live theater performances on Oct. 2, 1961. The Albert Kahn-designed building — the largest marble-exterior building in the world, … Continue reading "1961 : Detroit’s Fisher Theater Opens as Live Theater Venue"
1974 : Al Kaline Plays Last Game As a Detroit Tiger
1974 : Al Kaline Plays Last Game As a Detroit Tiger
Oct 2 all-day
Al Kaline, Tigers outfielder, left his final game after the third inning and two at-bats. Statistics were not as big an issue back then as they are now. If they had been, he would probably … Continue reading "1974 : Al Kaline Plays Last Game As a Detroit Tiger"
2008 : Senator Barack Obama Makes Campaign Stop at Michigan State University
2008 : Senator Barack Obama Makes Campaign Stop at Michigan State University
Oct 2 all-day
More than 18,000 people packed Adams Field at Michigan State University for a campaign appearance by then-Senator Barack Obama. Obama would go on to carry Michigan over Republican hopeful Sen. John McCain. Source : “Michigan … Continue reading "2008 : Senator Barack Obama Makes Campaign Stop at Michigan State University"
2020 : Michigan Supreme Court Strikes Down Governor’s Emergency Powers
2020 : Michigan Supreme Court Strikes Down Governor’s Emergency Powers
Oct 2 all-day
The Michigan Supreme Court ruled late today that Gov. Gretchen Whitmer  lacked “the authority to declare a ‘state of emergency’ or a ‘state of disaster'” under the 1976 Emergency Management Act after April 30 and … Continue reading "2020 : Michigan Supreme Court Strikes Down Governor’s Emergency Powers"
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