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1851 : Sojourner Truth Delivers “Ain’t I A Woman” Speech
1851 : Sojourner Truth Delivers “Ain’t I A Woman” Speech
May 28 all-day
1851 : Sojourner Truth Delivers "Ain't I A Woman" Speech
Former slave and Battle Creek resident Sojourner Truth delivered her famous “Ain’t I A Woman” Speech on May 28, 1851. Source : Michigan History, May/June 2014, p.7. For more information and the words of the … Continue reading "1851 : Sojourner Truth Delivers “Ain’t I A Woman” Speech"
1900 : Clarence John Abel, Pride of Sault Sainte Marie and Native American Ice Hockey Star, Born
1900 : Clarence John Abel, Pride of Sault Sainte Marie and Native American Ice Hockey Star, Born
May 28 all-day
1900 : Clarence John Abel, Pride of Sault Sainte Marie and Native American Ice Hockey Star, Born
Clarence “Taffy” Abel first played organized amateur hockey with the Michigan Soo Nationals in 1918, in the U.S. Amateur Hockey Association, the first organized league in the United States. Abel competed for that team, also … Continue reading "1900 : Clarence John Abel, Pride of Sault Sainte Marie and Native American Ice Hockey Star, Born"
1912 : Senator William Alden Smith of Michigan Releases First Report on Sinking of Titantic
1912 : Senator William Alden Smith of Michigan Releases First Report on Sinking of Titantic
May 28 all-day
1912 : Senator William Alden Smith of Michigan Releases First Report on Sinking of Titantic
When the luxury liner Titanic sank in the North Atlantic on April 15, 1912, with more than 1,500 lives lost, the world was stunned! How could such a disaster happen in the modern era of … Continue reading "1912 : Senator William Alden Smith of Michigan Releases First Report on Sinking of Titantic"
1913: Michigan Historical Commission Meets for First Time
1913: Michigan Historical Commission Meets for First Time
May 28 all-day
On May 28, 1913, the Michigan Historical Commission met for the first time. The Michigan Historical Commission, which succeeded the Michigan Pioneer and Historical Society, was organized in Lansing. Its members, who were appointed by … Continue reading "1913: Michigan Historical Commission Meets for First Time"
1957 : Future MSU Spartan and Detroit Tiger Kirk Gibson Born
1957 : Future MSU Spartan and Detroit Tiger Kirk Gibson Born
May 28 all-day
1957 : Future MSU Spartan and Detroit Tiger Kirk Gibson Born
Gibson was born in Pontiac, Michigan on May 28, 1957, grew up in Waterford, Michigan (attending Waterford Kettering High School), and attended Michigan State University where he was an All-American wide receiver in football. Gibson’s … Continue reading "1957 : Future MSU Spartan and Detroit Tiger Kirk Gibson Born"
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