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1861 : August 23 Michigan Argus
1861 : August 23 Michigan Argus
Aug 23 all-day
The subscription rate for the 1861 Michigan Argus (AnnĀ  Arbor) was $1.50 perĀ  year. The Ann Arbor District Library now makes it available for free online. Most of the news revolves around the Civil War, … Continue reading "1861 : August 23 Michigan Argus"
1873 : Detroit Evening News Debuts, Predecessor of Detroit News
1873 : Detroit Evening News Debuts, Predecessor of Detroit News
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James Edmund Scripps published the first issue of the The Evening News, predecessor of the Detroit News. Scripps had a revolutionary idea in newspaper publishing. Instead of depending on support from a political party, he … Continue reading "1873 : Detroit Evening News Debuts, Predecessor of Detroit News"
1967 : The Who’s Drummer Keith Moon Loses Two Teeth in Flint
1967 : The Who’s Drummer Keith Moon Loses Two Teeth in Flint
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1967 : The Who's Drummer Keith Moon Loses Two Teeth in Flint
One of the world’s best Rock ‘n Roll tales happened in Michigan…Flint, to be exact. Back in 1967, Herman’s Hermits were on tour, appearing with The Who and The Blues Magoos – as their opening … Continue reading "1967 : The Who’s Drummer Keith Moon Loses Two Teeth in Flint"
1975 : Detroit Lions Move to Pontiac
1975 : Detroit Lions Move to Pontiac
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The Detroit Lions move to the suburbs. Over sixty thousand fans gathered to watch the Detroit Lions play their first game in the new Pontiac Metropolitan Stadium, later called the Pontiac Silverdome. The Lions beat … Continue reading "1975 : Detroit Lions Move to Pontiac"
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