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1844 : Elijah McCoy Born, the Real McCoy
1844 : Elijah McCoy Born, the Real McCoy
May 2 all-day
1844 : Elijah McCoy Born, the Real McCoy
Elijah McCoy was born on May 2, 1844 in Canadato fugitive slaves who moved to Ypsilanti when Elijah was three. He studied, apprenticed, and became a mechanical engineer in Scotland, but when he returned to … Continue reading "1844 : Elijah McCoy Born, the Real McCoy"
1907 : Two Detroit Girls Sentenced to the Industrial Home for Girls For Frequenting Dance Halls
1907 : Two Detroit Girls Sentenced to the Industrial Home for Girls For Frequenting Dance Halls
May 2 all-day
On May 2, 1907, Detroit Recorders Court Judge James Thelan made news when he told the mothers of two 16-year-old girls that if they could not “keep your children from going to places where they … Continue reading "1907 : Two Detroit Girls Sentenced to the Industrial Home for Girls For Frequenting Dance Halls"
1933 : Camp Raco, Michigan’s First Civilian Conservation Corps Facility
1933 : Camp Raco, Michigan’s First Civilian Conservation Corps Facility
May 2 all-day
1933 : Camp Raco, Michigan's First Civilian Conservation Corps Facility
On this day, two hundred young men from Detroit arrive at an isolated spot in Chippewa County near Sault Ste. Marie and set up Camp Raco — Michigan’s first Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) facility. Within … Continue reading "1933 : Camp Raco, Michigan’s First Civilian Conservation Corps Facility"
1939 : Lou Gehrig Removes Himself From Lineup Against Tigers, Breaking Streak of 2130 Games
1939 : Lou Gehrig Removes Himself From Lineup Against Tigers, Breaking Streak of 2130 Games
May 2 all-day
1939 : Lou Gehrig Removes Himself From Lineup Against Tigers, Breaking Streak of 2130 Games
On May 2, 1939, Lou Gehrig of the New York Yankees, the “iron man” of baseball, removed himself from the lineup prior to the first pitch at Briggs Stadium (later Tiger Stadium) after 2,130 consecutive … Continue reading "1939 : Lou Gehrig Removes Himself From Lineup Against Tigers, Breaking Streak of 2130 Games"
1964: President Johnson Announces Great Society Program at University of Michigan
1964: President Johnson Announces Great Society Program at University of Michigan
May 2 all-day
On May 2, 1964, plans for a “Great Society” are announced. President Lyndon B. Johnson, speaking at spring commencement at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, announced his plans for building a “Great Society,” … Continue reading "1964: President Johnson Announces Great Society Program at University of Michigan"
1985 : Leonard V. Falcone Dies, Long-Time Band Director at Michigan State for 40 Years
1985 : Leonard V. Falcone Dies, Long-Time Band Director at Michigan State for 40 Years
May 2 all-day
1985 : Leonard V. Falcone Dies, Long-Time Band Director at Michigan State for 40 Years
Planning a band formation at Michigan State College.  Image from the Michigan State University Archives an Historical Collection. Leonard V. Falcone (5 April 1899 – May 2, 1985) was best known for being Professor of … Continue reading "1985 : Leonard V. Falcone Dies, Long-Time Band Director at Michigan State for 40 Years"
2005 : Pontiac Grand Am Ceases Production
2005 : Pontiac Grand Am Ceases Production
May 2 all-day
On May 2, 2005, the Pontiac Grand Am ceased production at the 100-year-old Lansing Car Assembly plant. Courtesy of WAKV (Plainwell, MI), The Memory Station Pontiac Grand Am Timeline (1973-2005) courtesy of YouTube.
2015 : Earthquake Rattles Southern Michigan
2015 : Earthquake Rattles Southern Michigan
May 2 all-day
2015 : Earthquake Rattles Southern Michigan
A magnitude 4.2 earthquake shook Michigan on Saturday afternoon and residents in Metro Detroit reported feeling the earth move. The earthquake was centered 8km south of Galesburg, outside of Kalamazoo and was recorded shortly after … Continue reading "2015 : Earthquake Rattles Southern Michigan"
2018: Dearborn Cub Scout Troop Admits All Girl Pack
2018: Dearborn Cub Scout Troop Admits All Girl Pack
May 2 all-day
A Cub Scout troop in Dearborn is celebrating its first female members just as the Boy Scouts of America announced it is dropping the word “boys” from its title. Cub Scout Pack No. 112 inducted nine … Continue reading "2018: Dearborn Cub Scout Troop Admits All Girl Pack"
1881 : Leonidas G. Woolley Patents First Electric Locomotive Headlight
1881 : Leonidas G. Woolley Patents First Electric Locomotive Headlight
May 3 all-day
On May 3, 1881, Leonidas G. Woolley, of Mendon, patented the nation’s first electric locomotive headlight. Woolley suspended his polygonal lamp frame in position with opposing strings which neutralized jarring. —Source: Mich-Again’s Day.
1921 : Sugar Ray Robinson Born
1921 : Sugar Ray Robinson Born
May 3 all-day
Champion boxer Sugar Ray Robinson was born in Detroit, Michigan. One of the greatest pugilists in history, Sugar Ray Robinson (born Walker Smith Jr.) was born in Detroit. When he was a teenager his parents … Continue reading "1921 : Sugar Ray Robinson Born"
1948 : U.S. Supreme Court Rules Housing Racial Covenants Unconstitutional
1948 : U.S. Supreme Court Rules Housing Racial Covenants Unconstitutional
May 3 all-day
  On May 3, 1948, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled unanimously in a case brought by a Detroit couple that racial covenants in housing were unconstitutional. Racial covenants had been used for years to bar … Continue reading "1948 : U.S. Supreme Court Rules Housing Racial Covenants Unconstitutional"
1954 : Vincent Markowski, a.k.a. Tom Tyler, Dies in Hamtramck
1954 : Vincent Markowski, a.k.a. Tom Tyler, Dies in Hamtramck
May 3 all-day
If life were like a Saturday-matinee serial, the further adventures of Vincent Markowski would have had a more upbeat, action-packed ending. However, this was Hamtramck, not Hollywood, and Markowski — better known to the world … Continue reading "1954 : Vincent Markowski, a.k.a. Tom Tyler, Dies in Hamtramck"
2011 : Statuary Hall Welcomes Gerald Ford
2011 : Statuary Hall Welcomes Gerald Ford
May 3 all-day
A bronze statue of former President Gerald Ford was unveiled at a ceremony in the U.S. Capitol Rotunda in Washington, D.C. on May 3, 2011. The National Statuary Hall Collection consists of 100 likenesses, representing … Continue reading "2011 : Statuary Hall Welcomes Gerald Ford"
2014: Harness Racing Comes to an End at Hazel Park Track
2014: Harness Racing Comes to an End at Hazel Park Track
May 3 all-day
After 62 years, live harness racing came to a close Saturday night at Hazel Park Raceway. The track, in an effort to increase its dwindling revenue, plans to return to thoroughbred racing next month for … Continue reading "2014: Harness Racing Comes to an End at Hazel Park Track"
2017 : 300 Million Year Old Fossil of Extinct Fish Found at Bay View Park
2017 : 300 Million Year Old Fossil of Extinct Fish Found at Bay View Park
May 3 all-day
Fossils of an extinct fish were discovered last week here in Alpena. The ancient discovery took place along the limestone break wall at Bay View Park. The remains were from more than 300 million years … Continue reading "2017 : 300 Million Year Old Fossil of Extinct Fish Found at Bay View Park"
2018: Patricia Birkholz, Michigan Environmental Warrior, Dies
2018: Patricia Birkholz, Michigan Environmental Warrior, Dies
May 3 all-day
2018: Patricia Birkholz, Michigan Environmental Warrior, Dies
Patty Birkholz Patricia Birkholz, whose 14 years in the Legislature left a legacy of major policy changes, especially on natural resources and the environment, died Thursday of cancer. She was 74. Ms. Birkholz, a Saugatuck … Continue reading "2018: Patricia Birkholz, Michigan Environmental Warrior, Dies"
1846: The First Woman to Speak Before The Michigan Legislature Endorses Women’s Suffrage
1846: The First Woman to Speak Before The Michigan Legislature Endorses Women’s Suffrage
May 4 all-day
1846: The First Woman to Speak Before The Michigan Legislature Endorses Women's Suffrage
Ernestine Rose became the first woman to address the Michigan legislature when she spoke to the all-male body about women’s suffrage. The rest of the story: Ernestine Rose — Polish-born feminist, atheist, and abolitionist who … Continue reading "1846: The First Woman to Speak Before The Michigan Legislature Endorses Women’s Suffrage"
1861 : Berrien County Volunteers Presented A Magnificent Flag
1861 : Berrien County Volunteers Presented A Magnificent Flag
May 4 all-day
In the little country village of Niles, a thousand people crowded the main four corners on May 4, 1861 to see a magnificent flag presented to the Berrien County Volunteers. The 88 infantry volunteers, somestimes … Continue reading "1861 : Berrien County Volunteers Presented A Magnificent Flag"
1916 : Muskegon’s Marsh Field Hosts First Baseball Game
1916 : Muskegon’s Marsh Field Hosts First Baseball Game
May 4 all-day
1916 : Muskegon's Marsh Field Hosts First Baseball Game
  Marsh Field has been home to Muskegon Baseball for nearly 100 years. Charles W. Marsh purchased four square blocks of property in the center of town at the corner of Peck Street and Laketon … Continue reading "1916 : Muskegon’s Marsh Field Hosts First Baseball Game"
1928 : Don Coleman Born, MSU’s 1st Unanimous All-American Football Player
1928 : Don Coleman Born, MSU’s 1st Unanimous All-American Football Player
May 4 all-day
1928 : Don Coleman Born, MSU's 1st Unanimous All-American Football Player
Don Edwin Coleman (May 4, 1928 – January 30, 2017) was an American football player. Coleman played high school football at Flint Central High School and college football at Michigan State University. He was a … Continue reading "1928 : Don Coleman Born, MSU’s 1st Unanimous All-American Football Player"
1935: First Highway Travel Information Center Opens on U.S. 12 in New Buffalo
1935: First Highway Travel Information Center Opens on U.S. 12 in New Buffalo
May 4 all-day
The very first Highway Travel Information center in the Unites States opened on May 4, 1935 on US-12 at New Buffalo in Berrien County. The structure was built by the Michigan State Highway Department (now M-DOT) to welcome … Continue reading "1935: First Highway Travel Information Center Opens on U.S. 12 in New Buffalo"
1970 : Kent State Massacre Claims Former MSU Student
1970 : Kent State Massacre Claims Former MSU Student
May 4 all-day
1970 :  Kent State Massacre Claims Former MSU Student
“Soldiers are Cutting Us Down; Four Dead in Ohio, Including a Former MSU Student” In this Pulitzer Prize-winning photo, taken by Kent State photojournalism student John Filo, Mary Ann Vecchio can be seen screaming as … Continue reading "1970 : Kent State Massacre Claims Former MSU Student"
1970 : Elton John Performs in East Lansing
1970 : Elton John Performs in East Lansing
May 4 all-day
The Lansing State Journal, April 29, 1970 reports that Elton John will be performing at the Jenison Field House.  Tickets are only $4 or $5 depending on location.
2004 : U.S. 12 Designated Historic Heritage Route
2004 : U.S. 12 Designated Historic Heritage Route
May 4 all-day
2004 : U.S. 12 Designated Historic Heritage Route
US 12 is now the only U.S. highway route still serving downtown Detroit, whose street grid was laid by Augustus B. Woodward, to have a five-way intersection of the roads that would become US 12, … Continue reading "2004 : U.S. 12 Designated Historic Heritage Route"
2010 : Ernie Harwell, Voice of Detroit Tiger Baseball, Dies
2010 : Ernie Harwell, Voice of Detroit Tiger Baseball, Dies
May 4 all-day
2010 : Ernie Harwell, Voice of Detroit Tiger Baseball, Dies
On this day broadcasting legend Ernie Harwell, one of Detroit and Michigan’s most beloved sports figures, died.  Harwell announced Detroit Tiger games on radio for 42 years. Upon his death, he donated his massive sports … Continue reading "2010 : Ernie Harwell, Voice of Detroit Tiger Baseball, Dies"
1710 : First Recorded Marriage in Detroit
1710 : First Recorded Marriage in Detroit
May 5 all-day
Baptiste Turpin and Margaret Fafard marry at St. Anne’s Church, the oldest recorded marriage in Detroit. Fire destroyed records of the church in 1703 so it is possible that a marriage might have occured earlier, … Continue reading "1710 : First Recorded Marriage in Detroit"
1769 : British Buy Belle Isle
1769 : British Buy Belle Isle
May 5 all-day
1769 : British Buy Belle Isle
  The British government purchased what was then called Hog Island from Ojibwa, Chippewa, and Ottawa tribe leaders in 1769.  It  was obtained by Lt. George McDougall, an officer for what was then British Detroit, … Continue reading "1769 : British Buy Belle Isle"
1828 : Michigan’s Territorial Legislature Meets for 1st Time
1828 : Michigan’s Territorial Legislature Meets for 1st Time
May 5 all-day
On May 5, 1828, the territorial legislature met for the first time at Michigan’s first capitol building constructed in Detroit at a cost of $24,500. The 60 by 90 foot building served as the territorial … Continue reading "1828 : Michigan’s Territorial Legislature Meets for 1st Time"
1831 : Michigan’s Oldest Newspaper Hit the Streets
1831 : Michigan’s Oldest Newspaper Hit the Streets
May 5 all-day
On May 5, 1831, Michigan’s oldest continuously published newspaper, the Detroit Free Press and Michigan Intelligencer, hit the streets. At the time, it was a weekly made up of four pages. The first edition announced … Continue reading "1831 : Michigan’s Oldest Newspaper Hit the Streets"
1903 : Civil Rights Pioneer Booker T. Washington Speaks In Detroit
1903 : Civil Rights Pioneer Booker T. Washington Speaks In Detroit
May 5 all-day
On May 5, 1903, civil rights pioneer Booker T. Washington addressed an enthusiastic audience at Detroit’s since-demolished Light Guard Armory. “Any race that yields to the temptation of hating another race because of its color … Continue reading "1903 : Civil Rights Pioneer Booker T. Washington Speaks In Detroit"
1995 : President Clinton Speaks At MSU Commencement
1995 : President Clinton Speaks At MSU Commencement
May 5 all-day
The MSU Convocation on Friday, May 5, was one for Spartan history. It marked the appearance of President Bill Clinton, the first sitting president in 88 years to speak to an MSU graduating class. Spartan … Continue reading "1995 : President Clinton Speaks At MSU Commencement"
2010 : Senator Levin Eulogizes Ernie Harwell on Senate Floor
2010 : Senator Levin Eulogizes Ernie Harwell on Senate Floor
May 5 all-day
Sen. Carl Levin delivered the following statement on the Senate floor on May 5, 2010: “For, lo, the winter is past, The rain is over and gone; The flowers appear on the earth; The time … Continue reading "2010 : Senator Levin Eulogizes Ernie Harwell on Senate Floor"
2013 : For the 25
2013 : For the 25
May 5 all-day
May 5, 2013 : For the 25 Documentary Released “We took a lot of casualties,” said Logan Stark, 26, of East Lansing. “After that, you really had to come to grips with the fact that … Continue reading "2013 : For the 25"
1898 : Daniel Gerber Born, Manufacturer of Baby Food
1898 : Daniel Gerber Born, Manufacturer of Baby Food
May 6 all-day
1898 : Daniel Gerber Born, Manufacturer of Baby Food
Daniel Frank Gerber (May 6, 1898 – March 16, 1974) was an American manufacturer of baby food. Gerber began urging his father to begin the production of strained baby foods at the family cannery in … Continue reading "1898 : Daniel Gerber Born, Manufacturer of Baby Food"
1913 : Richard H. Austin Born, First African American to Hold Statewide Office in Michigan
1913 : Richard H. Austin Born, First African American to Hold Statewide Office in Michigan
May 6 all-day
1913 : Richard H. Austin Born, First African American to Hold Statewide Office in Michigan
Richard H. Austin was a man of firsts. Not only was he the first black Michigander elected to statewide office, other than the Michigan Supreme Court, he also was Michigan’s longest-serving secretary of state, holding … Continue reading "1913 : Richard H. Austin Born, First African American to Hold Statewide Office in Michigan"
1920 : Michigan’s first Muslim lawyer, Michael Berry of Dearborn, Born
1920 : Michigan’s first Muslim lawyer, Michael Berry of Dearborn, Born
May 6 all-day
Michael Berry was born in Highland Park. His parents, Lebanese immigrants, attempted to return to their native country in 1930, but because of an economic depression — one worse than in the U.S. — they … Continue reading "1920 : Michigan’s first Muslim lawyer, Michael Berry of Dearborn, Born"
1945 : Bob Segar Born in Dearborn
1945 : Bob Segar Born in Dearborn
May 6 all-day
On May 6, 1945, Robert Clark Seger was born in Dearborn. He’s known better as Detroit music icon and Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Bob Seger. Over his more than 40-year career, he has … Continue reading "1945 : Bob Segar Born in Dearborn"
2005 : Lansing Car Assembly Plant Closes
2005 : Lansing Car Assembly Plant Closes
May 6 all-day
2005 : Lansing Car Assembly Plant Closes
Lansing Car Assembly was a General Motors automobile factory in Lansing, Michigan. It contained two elements, a 1901 automobile plant in downtown Lansing, and the 1920 Durant Motors factory on Lansing’s Far Westside. The Lansing … Continue reading "2005 : Lansing Car Assembly Plant Closes"
2010 : Fans Pay Tribute to Ernie Harwell
2010 : Fans Pay Tribute to Ernie Harwell
May 6 all-day
On May 6, 2010, from 7 a.m. until past midnight, more than 10,000 Detroit Tigers fans, some who waited more than eight hours in line at Comerica Park, paid their respects to the beloved broadcaster … Continue reading "2010 : Fans Pay Tribute to Ernie Harwell"
May 6, 2012 : A 51st State That Never Happened
May 6, 2012 : A 51st State That Never Happened
May 6 all-day
The State of Superior. The Upper Peninsula, plus, at various times, parts of Wisconsin, Minnesota and Illinois. This new state was the vision of a separatist movement that began in the 1820s, when some U.P. … Continue reading "May 6, 2012 : A 51st State That Never Happened"
1763 : Pontiac Attacks Fort Detroit
1763 : Pontiac Attacks Fort Detroit
May 7 all-day
1763 : Pontiac Attacks Fort Detroit
A Great War Chief of the Three Fires Confederacy and leader of the Anishinabe people. This Chief’s actual name was Boon i wuk, which means “Thunderbirds Landing Upon the Earth.” Today we know of him … Continue reading "1763 : Pontiac Attacks Fort Detroit"
1874 : MSU Graduate Lyman Briggs Born
1874 : MSU Graduate Lyman Briggs Born
May 7 all-day
1874 : MSU Graduate Lyman Briggs Born
Lyman James Briggs (May 7, 1874 – March 25, 1963) was an American engineer, physicist and administrator. He was a distinguished director of the National Bureau of Standards during the Great Depression and chairman of … Continue reading "1874 : MSU Graduate Lyman Briggs Born"
1915 : Lusitania Sunk by German U-Boat; Lansing Resident Survived
1915 : Lusitania Sunk by German U-Boat; Lansing Resident Survived
May 7 all-day
1915 : Lusitania Sunk by German U-Boat; Lansing Resident Survived
On May 7, 1915, the Lusitania was sunk by a German U-boat off the coast of Ireland. On board the ship were 1,924 passengers, of that total only 726 survived. The sinking of the British … Continue reading "1915 : Lusitania Sunk by German U-Boat; Lansing Resident Survived"
1924 : Sophie Lyons — Famous Rogue and Reformer — Dies In Detroit
1924 : Sophie Lyons — Famous Rogue and Reformer — Dies In Detroit
May 7 all-day
Sophie Lyons spent the last several years of her life preaching that crime doesn’t pay, but those sifting through the contents of her safe-deposit box shortly after she died were hard-pressed to believe it. Trustees … Continue reading "1924 : Sophie Lyons — Famous Rogue and Reformer — Dies In Detroit"
1941 : Detroit Tiger Hank Greenberg Inducted Into U.S. Army
1941 : Detroit Tiger Hank Greenberg Inducted Into U.S. Army
May 7 all-day
1941 : Detroit Tiger Hank Greenberg Inducted Into U.S. Army
Hank Greenberg wanted to be able to play the 1941 season before being inducted. He was the reigning American League MVP and the highest paid ballplayer at the time. He knew he had a limited … Continue reading "1941 : Detroit Tiger Hank Greenberg Inducted Into U.S. Army"
1970 : MSU Students Stage Strike Against Vietnam War
1970 : MSU Students Stage Strike Against Vietnam War
May 7 all-day
When Michigan State University students decided to skip classes and strike over the war in Vietnam on May 7, 1970, MSU President Clifton Wharton and Governor Milliken did their best to avoid a repeat of … Continue reading "1970 : MSU Students Stage Strike Against Vietnam War"
1998 : Daimler Benz and Chrysler Merge
1998 : Daimler Benz and Chrysler Merge
May 7 all-day
On May 7, 1998, Daimler Benz and Chrysler Corporation announced their “merger of equals.” The value of the combined automotive companies of $92 billion at the time of the merger was historic — the largest … Continue reading "1998 : Daimler Benz and Chrysler Merge"
1820 : Michigan Territorial Legislature Imposes Property Tax
1820 : Michigan Territorial Legislature Imposes Property Tax
May 8 all-day
On May 8, 1820, the Michigan Territorial legislature imposed the first Michigan tax on personal property and land. The sheriff could arrest anyone who did not pay. Source : Historical Society of Michigan Calendar
1901 : Norman Thomas “Turkey” Stearnes Born, Best African-American Baseball Player in Detroit’s History
1901 : Norman Thomas “Turkey” Stearnes Born, Best African-American Baseball Player in Detroit’s History
May 8 all-day
1901 : Norman Thomas "Turkey" Stearnes Born, Best African-American Baseball Player in Detroit's History
  Norman Thomas “Turkey” Stearnes (May 8, 1901 – September 4, 1979) was an African American outfielder in the Negro leagues, who played most of his prime with the Detroit Stars. He was elected to … Continue reading "1901 : Norman Thomas “Turkey” Stearnes Born, Best African-American Baseball Player in Detroit’s History"
1913 : Michigan Historical Commission Born
1913 : Michigan Historical Commission Born
May 8 all-day
On a pleasant spring day in Lansing, on May 8, 1913, then-Governor Woodbridge Ferris struck a blow for history. He signed a bill creating the Michigan Historical Commission. The commission was originally autonomous. It was … Continue reading "1913 : Michigan Historical Commission Born"
1917 : Governor Alpert Sleeper Signs Bill Allowing Michigan Women to Vote for Presidential Electors
1917 : Governor Alpert Sleeper Signs Bill Allowing Michigan Women to Vote for Presidential Electors
May 8 all-day
1917 : Governor Alpert Sleeper Signs Bill Allowing Michigan Women to Vote for Presidential Electors
On May 8, 1917, Governor Albert Sleeper signed a bill allowing Michigan women to vote for presidential electors. A year later, male voters approved an amendment to the state constitution granting women the right to … Continue reading "1917 : Governor Alpert Sleeper Signs Bill Allowing Michigan Women to Vote for Presidential Electors"
1921 : World’s First Riding Mower Introduced by Ideal Power Mower Company of Lansing
1921 : World’s First Riding Mower Introduced by Ideal Power Mower Company of Lansing
May 8 all-day
1921 : World's First Riding Mower Introduced by Ideal Power Mower Company of Lansing
The first gasoline-powered lawn mower, 1902. On this day, May 8th, 1921 the world’s first riding lawn mower, manufactured by the Ideal Power Mower Co. of Lansing, was first introduced  in Fort Wayne (and other … Continue reading "1921 : World’s First Riding Mower Introduced by Ideal Power Mower Company of Lansing"
1942 : Kalamazoo Plant Turns Out First WWII Amphibious Cargo Carrier
1942 : Kalamazoo Plant Turns Out First WWII Amphibious Cargo Carrier
May 8 all-day
On May 8, 1942, the first World War II amphibious cargo carrier to be constructed under navy contract was completed at the Ingersoll plant in Kalamazoo, MI. Source: Mich-Again’s Day.
1959: First Little Caesars Opens in Garden City, Michigan
1959: First Little Caesars Opens in Garden City, Michigan
May 8 all-day
1959: First Little Caesars Opens in Garden City, Michigan
Mike and Marian Ilitch opened their first Little Caesars restaurant in Garden City, Michigan on May 8, 1959. Mike Ilitch had been on another career path as a talented shortstop with the Detroit Tigers farm … Continue reading "1959: First Little Caesars Opens in Garden City, Michigan"
1973 : Carolyn King of Ypsilanti, First Girl to Play in Little League
1973 : Carolyn King of Ypsilanti, First Girl to Play in Little League
May 8 all-day
1973 : Carolyn King of Ypsilanti, First Girl to Play in Little League
On May 8, 1973, Carolyn King of Ypsilanti became the first girl to play in the Little League. Little League officials then took away the local charter, and the city of Ypsilanti filed a sex-discrimination … Continue reading "1973 : Carolyn King of Ypsilanti, First Girl to Play in Little League"
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