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1917 : Detroit Supports World War I Effort With First Meatless Day
1917 : Detroit Supports World War I Effort With First Meatless Day
Oct 3 all-day
1917 : Detroit Supports World War I Effort With First Meatless Day
On October 3, 1917, Detroit experienced its first “Meatless” Day during World War I. Such “meatless” and “wheatless” days were held regularly to conserve the nation’s food resources in support of the war effort. At … Continue reading "1917 : Detroit Supports World War I Effort With First Meatless Day"
1932 : Presidential Candidate Franklin Roosevelt Stops at Ann Arbor Train Station
1932 : Presidential Candidate Franklin Roosevelt Stops at Ann Arbor Train Station
Oct 3 all-day
President Franklin Roosevelt, Democratic presidential nominee, along with his campaign tour party arrived in Ann Arbor on board a special train with his wife. He appeared on the platform at 6 a.m. and greeted the … Continue reading "1932 : Presidential Candidate Franklin Roosevelt Stops at Ann Arbor Train Station"
1939 : Campaign to Fight Goiters Launched
1939 : Campaign to Fight Goiters Launched
Oct 3 all-day
On October 3, 1939, the state health department started a campaign in the public schools to encourage parents to use iodized salt to reduce the risk of developing goiters. Source: Historical Society of Michigan : … Continue reading "1939 : Campaign to Fight Goiters Launched"
1980 : Somewhere in Time Premieres
1980 : Somewhere in Time Premieres
Oct 3 all-day
1980 : Somewhere in Time Premieres
The movie Somewhere in Time , which was filmed on Mackinac Island, opened in theaters nationwide on this day, October 3, 1980. The movie was filmed on location at the Grand Hotel, as well as … Continue reading "1980 : Somewhere in Time Premieres"
2005: Jim Leyland Introduced as New Detroit Tigers Manager
2005: Jim Leyland Introduced as New Detroit Tigers Manager
Oct 3 all-day
On October 3, 2005, the Tigers introduce Jim Leyland as their new manager. Leyland, who came up through the Detroit organization as a player and minor league manager, replaces the fired Alan Trammell. The Tigers … Continue reading "2005: Jim Leyland Introduced as New Detroit Tigers Manager"
2012 : Detroit Tiger Miguel Cabrera Wins Triple Crown
2012 : Detroit Tiger Miguel Cabrera Wins Triple Crown
Oct 3 all-day
2012 : Detroit Tiger Miguel Cabrera Wins Triple Crown
In Major League Baseball, a player earns the Triple Crown when he leads a league in three specific statistical categories. When used without a modifier, the “Triple Crown” generally refers to a batter who has … Continue reading "2012 : Detroit Tiger Miguel Cabrera Wins Triple Crown"
2017 : Ex-Rep. Schroer, Leading ’90s Gun Control Advocate, Has Died
2017 : Ex-Rep. Schroer, Leading ’90s Gun Control Advocate, Has Died
Oct 3 all-day
Former Rep. Mary Schroer, an Ann Arbor Democrat who was one of the Legislature’s most visible supporters of abortion rights and gun control during the 1990s, died earlier this month of cancer. She was 70. … Continue reading "2017 : Ex-Rep. Schroer, Leading ’90s Gun Control Advocate, Has Died"
1641 : First French Priests Reach Michigan
1641 : First French Priests Reach Michigan
Oct 4 all-day
On Oct. 4, 1641, the first Europeans who ventured into the future Michigan arrived in birch bark canoes. French priests Father Isaac Jogues and Father Charles Raymbault arrived at the falls of St. Mary’s River … Continue reading "1641 : First French Priests Reach Michigan"
1818 : Michigan’s First Protestant Sunday School Begins
1818 : Michigan’s First Protestant Sunday School Begins
Oct 4 all-day
On October 4, 1818, Michigan’s first Protestant Sunday School, founded by members of various Protestant denominations, began in Detroit. Source: Mich — Again’s Day
1895 : Buster Keaton Born, His Muskegon Connections
1895 : Buster Keaton Born, His Muskegon Connections
Oct 4 all-day
1895 : Buster Keaton Born, His Muskegon Connections
Joseph Frank “Buster” Keaton (October 4, 1895 – February 1, 1966) was an American actor, comedian, film director, producer, screenwriter, and stunt performer. Keaton acquired the nickname “Buster” at about 18 months of age. Keaton told … Continue reading "1895 : Buster Keaton Born, His Muskegon Connections"
1923 : Charleston Heston Born, Actor and Activist
1923 : Charleston Heston Born, Actor and Activist
Oct 4 all-day
Charlton Heston, a famous American actor and political acitivist, was born on October 4, 1923, and spent at least part of his childhood in northern Michigan. When Heston was an infant, his father’s work moved … Continue reading "1923 : Charleston Heston Born, Actor and Activist"
1931 : Dick Tracy Comic Strip Appears for First Time in Detroit Daily Mirror
1931 : Dick Tracy Comic Strip Appears for First Time in Detroit Daily Mirror
Oct 4 all-day
1931 : Dick Tracy Comic Strip Appears for First Time in Detroit Daily Mirror
On October 4, 1931, Chester Gould’s comic strip, “Dick Tracy,” first appeared in the Detroit Daily Mirror. Less than a year later, the Mirror ceased publication, shocking its staff and its 170,000 daily readers. Fortunately, … Continue reading "1931 : Dick Tracy Comic Strip Appears for First Time in Detroit Daily Mirror"
2015 : Miguel Cabrera Wins 4th American League Batting Title in 5 Years
2015 : Miguel Cabrera Wins 4th American League Batting Title in 5 Years
Oct 4 all-day
On October 4, 2015, Cabrera clinched his fourth American League batting title in the past five seasons, etching his name into elite company with the likes of Tony Gwynn, Wade Boggs and former Tiger legends … Continue reading "2015 : Miguel Cabrera Wins 4th American League Batting Title in 5 Years"
1813 : Chief Tecumseh Killed at Battle of Thames
1813 : Chief Tecumseh Killed at Battle of Thames
Oct 5 all-day
1813 : Chief Tecumseh Killed at Battle of Thames
On October 5, 1813, Chief Tecumseh was killed at the Battle of the Thames / Battle of Moraviantown. Tecumseh had been a major enemy of Americans settling in the Northwest territory, including Michigan.  As a … Continue reading "1813 : Chief Tecumseh Killed at Battle of Thames"
1835 : Michigan Voters Elect First Governor
1835 : Michigan Voters Elect First Governor
Oct 5 all-day
On October 5, 1835 Michigan voters went to the polls to elect the state’s first governor and state legislature and to approve its first state constitution. It was a time of great apprehension. Was Michigan … Continue reading "1835 : Michigan Voters Elect First Governor"
1835 : Michigan’s Constitution Provides Funding For Public Libraries
1835 : Michigan’s Constitution Provides Funding For Public Libraries
Oct 5 all-day
Michigan’s constitution (1835) was the first in the U.S. to specifically provide for the funding of public libraries, recognizing libraries as an integral part of the state’s education system. Library of Michigan, Significant Dates in … Continue reading "1835 : Michigan’s Constitution Provides Funding For Public Libraries"
1852 : Michigan’s First State-Supported Teacher Training School Dedicated
1852 : Michigan’s First State-Supported Teacher Training School Dedicated
Oct 5 all-day
1852 : Michigan's First State-Supported Teacher Training School Dedicated
On October 5, 1852, State Normal School, the first of Michigan’s state-supported teacher training schools  and the first of its kind west of the Allegheny Mountains, was  dedicated at Ypsilanti. A normal school had been … Continue reading "1852 : Michigan’s First State-Supported Teacher Training School Dedicated"
1919 : Harry Hill Bandholtz Saves Hungary’s National Museum Treasures
1919 : Harry Hill Bandholtz Saves Hungary’s National Museum Treasures
Oct 5 all-day
1919 : Harry Hill Bandholtz Saves Hungary's National Museum Treasures
Statue of H.H. Bandholtz Born in Constantine, Michigan on December 18, 1864, a graduate of the U.S. Military Academy in 1890, and an instructor at the Michigan Agricultural College from 1890 to 1898, Harry Hill … Continue reading "1919 : Harry Hill Bandholtz Saves Hungary’s National Museum Treasures"
1951 : Notre Dame Plays Its First Night Football Game at Briggs Stadium in Detroit
1951 : Notre Dame Plays Its First Night Football Game at Briggs Stadium in Detroit
Oct 5 all-day
On October 5, 1951, the University of Notre Dame played its first night game ever when Frank Leahy’s Fighting Irish routed the University of Detroit 48-6 under the lights at Briggs Stadium. Source : Bill … Continue reading "1951 : Notre Dame Plays Its First Night Football Game at Briggs Stadium in Detroit"
1966 : We Almost Lost Detroit
1966 : We Almost Lost Detroit
Oct 5 all-day
The history of nuclear power in the United States has been marked by numerous milestones, many of them bad — accidents, construction snafus, engineering incompetence, etc., etc. One  incident that has cast a long shadow … Continue reading "1966 : We Almost Lost Detroit"
1974: Robert Robinson, WWI Medal of Honor Winner, Dies
1974: Robert Robinson, WWI Medal of Honor Winner, Dies
Oct 5 all-day
Robert Robinson was born in Wayne on April 30, 1896. In May 1917, he enlisted with the Marines and the action in France followed. Although seriously wounded during aerial action over Belgium, he continued to … Continue reading "1974: Robert Robinson, WWI Medal of Honor Winner, Dies"
2011 : 250 Year Old Cannon Recovered From Detroit River
2011 : 250 Year Old Cannon Recovered From Detroit River
Oct 5 all-day
A standard training exercise for the Detroit Police Department Dive Team quickly became historic. It was 2011 when Dive Team member Sgt. Dean Rademaker submerged into the Detroit River. Visibility was probably about three feet, … Continue reading "2011 : 250 Year Old Cannon Recovered From Detroit River"
2017 : Red Wings Win First Game at Little Caesars Arena
2017 : Red Wings Win First Game at Little Caesars Arena
Oct 5 all-day
2017 : Red Wings Win First Game at Little Caesars Arena
Opening days are usually memorable for NHL players. But the Detroit Red Wings all understood that the first opening day in the spectacular new Little Caesars Arena would be momentous. “I was thinking about it … Continue reading "2017 : Red Wings Win First Game at Little Caesars Arena"
1898 : Hero of Santiago Welcomed Home in Kalamazoo
1898 : Hero of Santiago Welcomed Home in Kalamazoo
Oct 6 all-day
1898 : Hero of Santiago Welcomed Home in Kalamazoo
On October 6, 1989, Gen. Wm. Rufus “Pecos Bill” Shafter of Galesburg, the hero of Santiago, was welcomed back to Kalamazoo by a huge crowd, marching bands, and a parade. In 1898 he led American … Continue reading "1898 : Hero of Santiago Welcomed Home in Kalamazoo"
1923 : MAC Wins First Football Game in New Stadium
1923 : MAC Wins First Football Game in New Stadium
Oct 6 all-day
1923 : MAC Wins First Football Game in New Stadium
Michigan Agricultural College Stadium, sometimes referred to as “College Field,” was funded by a special act of the Michigan legislature and could hold roughly 14,000 people. (Courtesy of MSU athletics). Oct. 6, 1923: Michigan Agricutlrual … Continue reading "1923 : MAC Wins First Football Game in New Stadium"
1969 : Walter Hagen, Golf’s First Millionaire, Dies at his Traverse City Estate
1969 : Walter Hagen, Golf’s First Millionaire, Dies at his Traverse City Estate
Oct 6 all-day
1969 : Walter Hagen, Golf's First Millionaire, Dies at his Traverse City Estate
Walter Hagen was the first athlete to become a millionaire playing a sport. He created legends every time he raised his club–or his glass. He was the first to grab the check and the last … Continue reading "1969 : Walter Hagen, Golf’s First Millionaire, Dies at his Traverse City Estate"
1972 : Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore Officially Dedicated
1972 : Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore Officially Dedicated
Oct 6 all-day
1972 : Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore Officially Dedicated
Authorized by Congress in 1966 as the nation’s first national lakeshore, Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore today encompassed over 73,000 acres of multicolored sandstone cliffs, beaches, sand dunes, waterfalls, inland lakes, wildlife and the forest of … Continue reading "1972 : Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore Officially Dedicated"
1975 : First Football Game at Pontiac Silverdome
1975 : First Football Game at Pontiac Silverdome
Oct 6 all-day
1975 : First Football Game at Pontiac Silverdome
Inside view. Outside view. Home of the Detroit Lions for more than 25 years, the Pontiac Silverdome was one of the largest stadiums in the NFL. Prior to moving into the Silverdome, the Detroit Lions … Continue reading "1975 : First Football Game at Pontiac Silverdome"
1983 : Rep. James Dressel Introduces First Gay Rights Bill in Michigan Legislature
1983 : Rep. James Dressel Introduces First Gay Rights Bill in Michigan Legislature
Oct 6 all-day
1983 : Rep. James Dressel Introduces First Gay Rights Bill in Michigan Legislature
2013 marks the 30th year – the actual anniversary is October 6 – of the introduction of HB 5000, introduced by Rep. James Dressel, an Ottawa County Republican, which would have amended the state’s Elliott-Larsen … Continue reading "1983 : Rep. James Dressel Introduces First Gay Rights Bill in Michigan Legislature"
2001 : Ice War Sets World Record Attendance
2001 : Ice War Sets World Record Attendance
Oct 6 all-day
2001 : Ice War Sets World Record Attendance
Michigan and Michigan State participated in the Ice War, an outdoor hockey game held in Spartan Stadium in East Lansing on this date, setting a world record attendance at the time. The outdoor contest was … Continue reading "2001 : Ice War Sets World Record Attendance"
2011 : TED Talk About Early History of Detroit and Chief Pontiac
2011 : TED Talk About Early History of Detroit and Chief Pontiac
Oct 6 all-day
A studio version of a TEDxDetroit 2011 talk by Brian Malloy about Chief Pontiac and the Early History of Detroit, including previously deleted scenes. Chief Pontiac: Detroit’s Original Badass
2014 : Making Good Use of a Whiteboard! (Spartan Story)
2014 : Making Good Use of a Whiteboard! (Spartan Story)
Oct 6 all-day
MSU Fight Song: Whiteboard Animation Michigan State University’s “Fight Song” is animated on a whiteboard by students Alyssa Cleland and Andrea Raby.
1855 : Pirates of the Caribbean, er, Lake Michigan, Run Amok
1855 : Pirates of the Caribbean, er, Lake Michigan, Run Amok
Oct 7 all-day
October 7-12, 1855 An anonymous old sailor reminisced about his experiences on Beaver Island in the Oswego Palladium of December 30, 1876. The old sailor sat on the hearth in a ship chandler’s store, swapping … Continue reading "1855 : Pirates of the Caribbean, er, Lake Michigan, Run Amok"
1913 : Ford Creates Assembly Line
1913 : Ford Creates Assembly Line
Oct 7 all-day
1913 : Ford Creates Assembly Line
On October 7, 1913, Henry Ford launched the moving assembly line at the Ford Highland Park Plant, making it the birthplace of industrial mass production. The use of the assembly line reduced the time it … Continue reading "1913 : Ford Creates Assembly Line"
1927 : Detroit Institute of the Arts Opens to the Public
1927 : Detroit Institute of the Arts Opens to the Public
Oct 7 all-day
1927 : Detroit Institute of the Arts Opens to the Public
Ground was broken on the new building on June 22, 1922. Ralph Booth turned the first spade full of dirt. The cornerstone was laid April 29, 1924. “Our city has achieved first place in industry … Continue reading "1927 : Detroit Institute of the Arts Opens to the Public"
1935 : Detroit Tigers Win First World Series
1935 : Detroit Tigers Win First World Series
Oct 7 all-day
On October 7, 1935, the Detroit Tigers won their first World Series Championship, topping the Chicago Cubs 7–3 in game 6 before the home crowd at Navin Field. Sources : Detroit Historical Society “Detroit Hails … Continue reading "1935 : Detroit Tigers Win First World Series"
1941 : Lansing’s Worst Train Wreck
1941 : Lansing’s Worst Train Wreck
Oct 7 all-day
On Tuesday October 7, 1941 a hurtling boxcar smashed into the southwest corner of the building, gouging a hole and partially collapsing the roof. Approximately a quarter after 4 pm, as the freight train passed … Continue reading "1941 : Lansing’s Worst Train Wreck"
1965 : MSU’s Cyclotron Accelerates First Beam
1965 : MSU’s Cyclotron Accelerates First Beam
Oct 7 all-day
1965 : MSU's Cyclotron Accelerates First Beam
On October 7, 1965, the cyclotron at Michigan State University accelerated its first beam and the university and the scientific world haven’t been the same since. It was known as the K50 cyclotron and the … Continue reading "1965 : MSU’s Cyclotron Accelerates First Beam"
1966 : Detroit’s Grande Ballroom Opens to Rock and Roll
1966 : Detroit’s Grande Ballroom Opens to Rock and Roll
Oct 7 all-day
1966 : Detroit's Grande Ballroom Opens to Rock and Roll
Ask Detroiters of a certain age where they first saw Led Zeppelin, Cream, The Who, Janis Joplin — and just about every other major rock act of the 1960s — and they’ll probably tell you, … Continue reading "1966 : Detroit’s Grande Ballroom Opens to Rock and Roll"
1968 World Series Turning Point
1968 World Series Turning Point
Oct 7 all-day
1968 World Series Turning Point
PHOTOGRAPH COURTESY OF THE WALTER P. REUTHER LIBRARY ARCHIVES OF LABOR AND URBAN AFFAIRS, WAYNE STATE UNIVERSITY (TONY SPINA COLLECTION) In the fifth game of the 1968 World Series, with the Tigers trailing the St. … Continue reading "1968 World Series Turning Point"
1993 : Martha Griffiths Honored by the Grand Rapids Press
1993 : Martha Griffiths Honored by the Grand Rapids Press
Oct 7 all-day
1993 : Martha Griffiths Honored by the Grand Rapids Press
Representative Martha Griffiths in 1970 Inducted into the Michigan Women’s Hall of Fame in 1993, Roberta Griffith was honored on October 7, 1993, by the Grand Rapids Press, for her efforts in improving life for … Continue reading "1993 : Martha Griffiths Honored by the Grand Rapids Press"
1999 : American Horse Unveiled at Frederick Meijer Gardens
1999 : American Horse Unveiled at Frederick Meijer Gardens
Oct 7 all-day
1999 : American Horse Unveiled at Frederick Meijer Gardens
“The American Horse” — a 24-foot bronze statue inspired by a design that Leonardo da Vinci began work on in 1482 but didn’t live to see completed — was unveiled Oct. 7, 1999, at the … Continue reading "1999 : American Horse Unveiled at Frederick Meijer Gardens"
2000 : Thunder Bay Becomes 13th National Marine Sanctuary and Underwater Preserve
2000 : Thunder Bay Becomes 13th National Marine Sanctuary and Underwater Preserve
Oct 7 all-day
2000 : Thunder Bay Becomes 13th National Marine Sanctuary and Underwater Preserve
Thunder Bay lies off the coast of Alpena, Mich., in Lake Huron. Mariners have long been able to find shelter from high winds and heavy storms in the bay. However, strong and unexpected storms have … Continue reading "2000 : Thunder Bay Becomes 13th National Marine Sanctuary and Underwater Preserve"
1871 : Fires Devastates Michigan
1871 : Fires Devastates Michigan
Oct 8 all-day
1871 : Fires Devastates Michigan
Holland, Manistee, and ninety percent of the homes in Michigan’s thumb were destroyed by a fire– the same day Chicago burned. According to Mich-Again’s Day, students at Michigan Agricultural College struggled heroically to save Lansing. … Continue reading "1871 : Fires Devastates Michigan"
1956 Time Magazine Features MSU’s Duffy Daugherty on Cover
1956 Time Magazine Features MSU’s Duffy Daugherty on Cover
Oct 8 all-day
1956 Time Magazine Features MSU's Duffy Daugherty on Cover
Duffy Daugherty coached his 19th and final MSU team 42 years ago – going 5-5 in 1972. He did not end up with MSU’s greatest win/loss record, but no coach has probably ever received a … Continue reading "1956 Time Magazine Features MSU’s Duffy Daugherty on Cover"
1977 : The Original Zeke the Wonderdog Born, Spartan Favorite and Tradition
1977 : The Original Zeke the Wonderdog Born, Spartan Favorite and Tradition
Oct 8 all-day
1977 : The Original Zeke the Wonderdog Born, Spartan Favorite and Tradition
The rise of MSU’s original Zeke the Wonderdog and his successors is a complicated story. It involves triumph, a dramatic comeback after an 18-year absence, moments of tragedy, and the constant push to build an entertainment … Continue reading "1977 : The Original Zeke the Wonderdog Born, Spartan Favorite and Tradition"
2020 : 6 Charged In Plot To Kidnap Governor
2020 : 6 Charged In Plot To Kidnap Governor
Oct 8 all-day
The FBI thwarted what they described as a plot to violently overthrow the government and kidnap Gov. Gretchen Whitmer from her vacation home. Members of the militia group allegedly purchased weapons, conducted surveillance and held … Continue reading "2020 : 6 Charged In Plot To Kidnap Governor"
1782 : Lewis Cass Born, Territorial Governor and National Politician
1782 : Lewis Cass Born, Territorial Governor and National Politician
Oct 9 all-day
1782 : Lewis Cass Born, Territorial Governor and National Politician
On Oct. 9, 1782, Michigan’s best-known antebellum politician, Lewis Cass, was born in Exeter, N.H.   Cass, who arrived in Michigan in 1812, became Michigan’s territorial governor in 1813. In 1831, he went to Washington D.C., … Continue reading "1782 : Lewis Cass Born, Territorial Governor and National Politician"
1888 : Martha Strickland Clark, First Woman to Argue Case Before Michigan Supreme Court
1888 : Martha Strickland Clark, First Woman to Argue Case Before Michigan Supreme Court
Oct 9 all-day
Martha Strickland Clark became the first woman to argue a case before the Michigan Supreme Court, winning a divorce for an abused wife. Source: September/October 2014 Michigan History magazine.
1899 : Charles Bruce Catton Born, Famous Historian
1899 : Charles Bruce Catton Born, Famous Historian
Oct 9 all-day
1899 : Charles Bruce Catton Born, Famous Historian
Charles Bruce Catton was born in Petoskey, Michigan, to George R. and Adela M. (Patten) Catton, and raised in Benzonia, Michigan. His father was a Congregationalist minister, who accepted a teaching position in Benzonia Academy … Continue reading "1899 : Charles Bruce Catton Born, Famous Historian"
1902 : John Hannah, MSU President and National Leader, Born
1902 : John Hannah, MSU President and National Leader, Born
Oct 9 all-day
1902 : John Hannah, MSU President and National Leader, Born
Note: As part of its sesquicentennial celebration, MSU erected this 7-foot bronze statue of Hannah, sculpted by California artist Bruce Wolfe. John Alfred Hannah (October 9, 1902 – February 23, 1991) was president of Michigan … Continue reading "1902 : John Hannah, MSU President and National Leader, Born"
1935 : The First Penitentiary Offers Radio to Prisoners
1935 : The First Penitentiary Offers Radio to Prisoners
Oct 9 all-day
On October 9, 1935, the Ionia Reformatory became the only prison in the world, at the time, to make radio service available to every inmate. Convict-laborers had run wires to each cell in the prison, … Continue reading "1935 : The First Penitentiary Offers Radio to Prisoners"
1958 : License Plate Assembly Line at Michigan State Prison in Jackson
1958 : License Plate Assembly Line at Michigan State Prison in Jackson
Oct 9 all-day
1958 : License Plate Assembly Line at Michigan State Prison in Jackson
License Plate Assembly Line at Michigan State Prison in Jackson as featured in  October 9, 1958 Detroit News photo Source: Wayne State University Virtual Motor City Collection State prisoners were a source of cheap labor … Continue reading "1958 : License Plate Assembly Line at Michigan State Prison in Jackson"
1969 : Rouge River Flames Reach 50 Feet in Height
1969 : Rouge River Flames Reach 50 Feet in Height
Oct 9 all-day
1969 : Rouge River Flames Reach 50 Feet in Height
A news story published in the Detroit Free Press October 10, 1969, a day after the fire. (Photo: Detroit Free Press archives) On October 9, 1969, the Rouge River burst into flames over 50 feet high. … Continue reading "1969 : Rouge River Flames Reach 50 Feet in Height"
1971 : Pontiac Native Hijacks Plane to Cuba
1971 : Pontiac Native Hijacks Plane to Cuba
Oct 9 all-day
Pontiac native Richard Dixon hijacked an Eastern Air Lines plane to fly him from Detroit to Cuba on Oct. 9, 1971. He was arrested a little more than four years later and subsequently found guilty … Continue reading "1971 : Pontiac Native Hijacks Plane to Cuba"
1975 : KISS Visits Cadillac, MI and Performs at Homecoming Dance
1975 : KISS Visits Cadillac, MI and Performs at Homecoming Dance
Oct 9 all-day
1975 : KISS Visits Cadillac, MI and Performs at Homecoming Dance
For two magical days in 1975, the rock group Kiss visited Cadillac, Michigan, participating in the homecoming parade, performing at the homecoming dance, and making an indelible impression on the High School Class of 1975 … Continue reading "1975 : KISS Visits Cadillac, MI and Performs at Homecoming Dance"
2015 : Dylan Larkin Scores Two Goals in First Start as Red Wing
2015 : Dylan Larkin Scores Two Goals in First Start as Red Wing
Oct 9 all-day
Waterford native Dylan Larkin debuted as the first teenager to play for the Red Wings since Jiri Hudler played a dozen games as a 19-year-old early in the 2003 season. The last teen to dress … Continue reading "2015 : Dylan Larkin Scores Two Goals in First Start as Red Wing"
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