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1821 : Lewis Cass Negotiates the Treaty of Chicago
1821 : Lewis Cass Negotiates the Treaty of Chicago
Aug 29 all-day
1821 : Lewis Cass Negotiates the Treaty of Chicago
An experienced negotiator, Governor Lewis Cass was again called upon to work to secure more Indian lands for the United States. Therefore, he traveled to Chicago – then just a remote outpost – to meet … Continue reading "1821 : Lewis Cass Negotiates the Treaty of Chicago"
1876 : Charles F. Kettering Born, Inventor, Businessman, Philanthropist
1876 : Charles F. Kettering Born, Inventor, Businessman, Philanthropist
Aug 29 all-day
1876 : Charles F. Kettering Born, Inventor, Businessman, Philanthropist
Charles Kettering became an iconic American inventor, engineer, and businessman. He filed 186 patents in his life. He was a founder of Dayton Engineering Laboratories Company, or DELCO, and was head of research at General … Continue reading "1876 : Charles F. Kettering Born, Inventor, Businessman, Philanthropist"
1916 : Helen Keller Meets Henry Ford
1916 : Helen Keller Meets Henry Ford
Aug 29 all-day
1916 : Helen Keller Meets Henry Ford
Helen Keller–pacifist, socialist, advocate for the disabled, and I.W.W. member–“listens” to Henry Ford speak during a 1916 visit to Detroit. The two found common cause in their pre-World War I peace efforts and Henry Ford’s … Continue reading "1916 : Helen Keller Meets Henry Ford"
1925 : Drilling Begins in Michigan’s First Oil Field
1925 : Drilling Begins in Michigan’s First Oil Field
Aug 29 all-day
On Aug. 29, 1925, prospectors began drilling into the earth in an area known as Deindorfer Woods after discovering what would become the state’s first oil field a week prior. The Saginaw Prospecting Company oversaw … Continue reading "1925 : Drilling Begins in Michigan’s First Oil Field"
1959 : Art Pinky Deras Wins Little League World Series
1959 : Art Pinky Deras Wins Little League World Series
Aug 29 all-day
1959 : Art Pinky Deras Wins Little League World Series
DVD: The Legend of Pinky Deras, the Greatest Little League Player of All Time? … The first Michigan team won the the Little League World Series in 1959. And it was led by a boy … Continue reading "1959 : Art Pinky Deras Wins Little League World Series"
2021 : Taylor, Michigan Wins Little League World Series
2021 : Taylor, Michigan Wins Little League World Series
Aug 29 all-day
Jackson Surma drove in four runs and Ethan Van Belle struck out eight as Michigan beat Ohio 5-2 on Sunday in the championship game of the Little League World Series. The team from Taylor North … Continue reading "2021 : Taylor, Michigan Wins Little League World Series"
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