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1864 : Battle of Mobile Bay – Birmingham Museum Connection
1864 : Battle of Mobile Bay – Birmingham Museum Connection
Aug 8 all-day
1864 : Battle of Mobile Bay - Birmingham Museum Connection
On Aug. 8, 1864, Adm. Farragut attacked Fort Morgan in Mobile, Alabama, which led to the capture of the fort by Union forces two weeks later. What, exactly, does this have to do with Birmingham? … Continue reading "1864 : Battle of Mobile Bay – Birmingham Museum Connection"
1920 : Detroit Tigers Participate In Shortest Game in American League History
1920 : Detroit Tigers Participate In Shortest Game in American League History
Aug 8 all-day
The Detroit Tigers shut out the New York Yankees 1-0 in one hour and thirteen minutes of playing time, the quickest nine inning game in American League history. Source : Michigan History
1928 : Ambassador Bridge Lays First Cable
1928 : Ambassador Bridge Lays First Cable
Aug 8 all-day
1928 : Ambassador Bridge Lays First Cable
Acting Detroit Mayor John Nagel touches off the bomb that started the raising of the steel cable for the construction of the Ambassador Bridge across the Detroit River on August 8th 1928 according to the … Continue reading "1928 : Ambassador Bridge Lays First Cable"
1933 : Wayne University (now Wayne State University) Founded
1933 : Wayne University (now Wayne State University) Founded
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On August 8, 1933, the Detroit Board of Education organized the six colleges it ran — liberal arts, medical, education, pharmacy, engineering and a graduate school — into one university. In January 1934, that institution … Continue reading "1933 : Wayne University (now Wayne State University) Founded"
1995 : Rick’s American Cafe Hosts Tiger Woods, Hootie and the Blowfish, and the Stanley Cup All on the Same Night
1995 : Rick’s American Cafe Hosts Tiger Woods, Hootie and the Blowfish, and the Stanley Cup All on the Same Night
Aug 8 all-day
Every so often, the story of when Hootie & the Blowfish, Tiger Woods and the Stanley Cup all ended up at Rick’s American Cafe in East Lansing on the same night back in 1995 will … Continue reading "1995 : Rick’s American Cafe Hosts Tiger Woods, Hootie and the Blowfish, and the Stanley Cup All on the Same Night"
2000 : Michigan Fishing Compact Signed Between Native American Tribes, Michigan, and the United States
2000 : Michigan Fishing Compact Signed Between Native American Tribes, Michigan, and the United States
Aug 8 all-day
The federal government, the State of Michigan and five American Indian tribes in northern Michigan signed an agreement today aimed at rebuilding fish populations in the upper Great Lakes and improving strained relations between whites … Continue reading "2000 : Michigan Fishing Compact Signed Between Native American Tribes, Michigan, and the United States"
2009 : Barnett Rosenberg Dies, Former MSU Professor and Developer of Anti-Cancer Drug
2009 : Barnett Rosenberg Dies, Former MSU Professor and Developer of Anti-Cancer Drug
Aug 8 all-day
A resident of Holt, Mich., Rosenberg was an MSU professor of chemistry when he and colleagues developed the drug, which continues to be one of the most widely used and successful treatments for cancer. Cisplatin … Continue reading "2009 : Barnett Rosenberg Dies, Former MSU Professor and Developer of Anti-Cancer Drug"
2015 : Loomis Cannons Rededication Ceremony
2015 : Loomis Cannons Rededication Ceremony
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2015 : Loomis Cannons Rededication Ceremony
With its famed dome covered in scaffolding and restoration work happening throughout the State Capitol, another historic and significant event will occur on the Capitol lawn this summer. On Saturday, August 8, at noon, the … Continue reading "2015 : Loomis Cannons Rededication Ceremony"
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