Michigan State University
June 26, 2018 - 4:40:00 am (America/Detroit)
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U2 visits Spartan Stadium on June 26, 2011, only the second rock band to perform at this venue.

Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking for, YouTube Clip from the event.

With or Without You, YouTube Clip from the event.



June 26, 2018 - 4:38:00 am (America/Detroit)
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Kruger did not begin paddling a canoe until age 41, but would canoe over 100,000 miles over the next 42 years and would set many world records.



June 26, 2018 - 4:34:00 am (America/Detroit)
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Safe Delivery of Newborns Michigan, like many states across the country, have stories reported in the news media of newborn babies abandoned in dumpsters, parking lots, car washes or public restrooms. While there are a number of reasons a frightened or panicked parent may abandon a baby, this newborn abandonment phenomenon led many states to look at how to prevent such happenings from occurring, thus saving lives.



June 26, 2018 - 4:22:00 am (America/Detroit)
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Queen Beatrix and Prince Claus of the Netherlands visited the Michigan cities of Ann Arbor, Detroit, Grand Rapids, and Holland to celebrate 200 years of friendly relations between the Netherlands and the U.S.

Sources :

Michigan History, May/June 2013.

MLive Photo Gallery of Queen Beatrix in Holland



June 26, 2018 - 4:19:00 am (America/Detroit)
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Michigan state flag image



June 26, 2018 - 4:17:00 am (America/Detroit)
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On June 26, 1896, Ubly was incorporated.

In 1865, Alfred Pagett opened a store in Huron County and named the community Pagett's Corners. He soon changed his mind and called the town Ubley, after his native town in England. But the train depot misspelled the name and it was never changed.

Source: Michigan History Magazine



June 26, 2018 - 4:12:00 am (America/Detroit)
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Chinaman Chan Hoy of Grand Rapids announces he will ignite 25,000 firecrackers in front of his laundry on July 4th, demonstrating for one and all his patriotism.



June 25, 2018 - 4:36:00 am (America/Detroit)
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The official dedication ceremonies for the newly built Mackinac Bridge began with the first "Governor's Walk" across the bridge.

Source : Michigan Historical Calendar, Clarke Historical Library at Central Michigan University.



June 25, 2018 - 4:30:00 am (America/Detroit)
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Tee Ball in Albion, 1958



June 25, 2018 - 4:24:00 am (America/Detroit)
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Al Kaline Wins Batting Title With 200 Hits in 1955, Youngest Player To Do So

60 years ago today, one of the best AL players of his generation debuted ? Al Kaline. One of the few people to play for 20 seasons and never change franchises, for a generation of fans, Al Kaline became synonymous with the Tigers.



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