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1845 : Detroit Daily News Appears for the First Time, Predecessor of the Detroit News
1845 : Detroit Daily News Appears for the First Time, Predecessor of the Detroit News
Jul 7 all-day
The Detroit Daily News was published for the first time. The Detroit Daily News was published until 1873, when it was renamed the Evening News. In 1905, the Detroit Tribune and the Evening News merged … Continue reading "1845 : Detroit Daily News Appears for the First Time, Predecessor of the Detroit News"
1852 : Marquette Iron Company Makes First Iron Ore Shipment to Eastern Smelters
1852 : Marquette Iron Company Makes First Iron Ore Shipment to Eastern Smelters
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On July 7, 1852, the Marquette Iron Company shipped six barrels of iron ore down the Great Lakes to New Castle, PA. The Upper-Peninsula ore was the first to reach the Lake Erie smelters via … Continue reading "1852 : Marquette Iron Company Makes First Iron Ore Shipment to Eastern Smelters"
1865 : Jackson Man Supervises Hanging of Lincoln Assassins/Conspirators
1865 : Jackson Man Supervises Hanging of Lincoln Assassins/Conspirators
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1865 : Jackson Man Supervises Hanging of Lincoln Assassins/Conspirators
Little is known of Christian Rath’s early life other than he was born on October 22, 1831 in Germany. He either left or fled home – depending on the source – at the age of … Continue reading "1865 : Jackson Man Supervises Hanging of Lincoln Assassins/Conspirators"
1887 : Michigan Supreme Court Accepts Case Concerning the Sale of Rose (A Pregnant Cow)
1887 : Michigan Supreme Court Accepts Case Concerning the Sale of Rose (A Pregnant Cow)
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1887 : Michigan Supreme Court Accepts Case Concerning the Sale of Rose (A Pregnant Cow)
July 7, 1887 : Pregnant Cow Case Filed When you run a grain mill/distilling/vertical integration empire, you’re always looking for news ways to make money from existing resources. And one thing that booze production creates … Continue reading "1887 : Michigan Supreme Court Accepts Case Concerning the Sale of Rose (A Pregnant Cow)"
1916 : Detroit Light Guard Sent to El Paso To Neutralize Pancho Villa
1916 : Detroit Light Guard Sent to El Paso To Neutralize Pancho Villa
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On July 7, 1916, the Detroit Light Guard, a unit of the Michigan National Guard, arrived in El Paso, Texas to join the expedition into Mexico to remove the threat to border towns posed by … Continue reading "1916 : Detroit Light Guard Sent to El Paso To Neutralize Pancho Villa"
1927 : Henry Ford Apologizes for Anti-Semitic Articles in Dearborn Independent
1927 : Henry Ford Apologizes for Anti-Semitic Articles in Dearborn Independent
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Contrite motor magnate Henry Ford and his magazine editor admits Jew charges are not true. “Ford admits Jew Charges are not true”, Detroit Free Press, July 8, 1927.
1933 : Michigan Old Age Assistance Act Predates U.S. Social Security Act
1933 : Michigan Old Age Assistance Act Predates U.S. Social Security Act
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1933 : Michigan Old Age Assistance Act Predates U.S. Social Security Act
Today (July 7) marks the day in 1933 that former Gov. William A. Comstock, Democrat, signed the Old Age Assistance Act, which provided a monthly pension of up to $30 to seniors 70 years old … Continue reading "1933 : Michigan Old Age Assistance Act Predates U.S. Social Security Act"
2019 : Cougar Spotted in Gogebic County, Michigan
2019 : Cougar Spotted in Gogebic County, Michigan
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2019 : Cougar Spotted in Gogebic County, Michigan
An image of a cougar was caught on a landowner’s trail camera in Gogebic County in the west side of the Upper Peninsula, on July 7. The Michigan Department of Natural Resources team of wildlife … Continue reading "2019 : Cougar Spotted in Gogebic County, Michigan"
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