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NY Yankes draft Kalamazoo High’s Derek Jeter

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Ojibwe and Sauk Indians attack garrison at Michilimackinac

3

Nasa launches Gemini 4 led by Michigan’s James McDivitt

4

President Taft dedicates landmark in Jackson

5

United Auto Workers Union strikes in Flint

6

Built in Greenville, Michigan the first glider lands in France on D-Day

7

Red Wings sweep the Flyers to win first Stanley Cup in 42 years

8

Tornado hits Flint area killing 116 people and injuring 844

9

St. Vincent’s, the first hospital in Michigan, opens

10

Michigan ratifies 19th Amendment giving women the vote

11

Detroit is leveled in Great Fire of 1805

12

Justin Verlander throws the first no-hitter at Comerica Park

13

The Escanaba, a Coast Guard cutter built in Bay City, sinks

14

Detroit Pistons win the NBA championship over Lakers

15

First night baseball game is played at Tiger Stadium

16

The Ford Motor Company is formed in Detroit

17

The Nancy Brown Peace Carillon is dedicated on Belle Isle

18

The first ship sails through the Soo Locks

19

Three convicts escape from the state prison in Jackson

20

Ford Motor Company sigs its first contract with the UAW

21

Governor Milliken signs bill allowing pinball machines in bars

22

Detroit resident Joe Louis wins heavyweight championship

23

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. leads Detroit Walk to Freedom

24

Jacob Young becomes 1st black person to own land in Detroit

25

The last Packard rolls off the production line

26

he St. Lawrence Seaway officially opens

27

Federal Aid Road Act is approved by both houses of Congress

28

15,000 celebrate Kellogg’s with a bowl of cereal in Battle Creek

29

MSU student becomes 1st black contestant in Miss Michigan pageant

30

The 1st Corvette rolls off the assembly line

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