The British built the first USS Detroit at Malden, Canada, in 1813. The U.S. Navy captured the 12-gun vessel in the Battle of Lake Erie the same year.
On Feb. 21, 1978, 75 fifth graders jammed into Gov. William G. Milliken's office to watch him sign into law their bill protecting house cats from hunters. The St.
Attracted to the abundant snows of the western Upper Peninsula, Norway native Carl Tellefsen quickly made his mark on the local skiing scene, eventually serving as founder and first president of the National Ski Association.
Almost from its beginnings, Detroit has always sought physicians to care for the health of its citizens. In 1829 and 1837, there were small-pox outbreaks. On February 21 1849 the Detroit Common Council passes an act calling for the election of a city physician each year.
Richard Allen "Dick" York (September 4, 1928 – February 20, 1992) was an American actor.
About five minutes previous to blast off time Tuesday, some 150 students, professors, visitors and workmen crowded into the lobby of Kellogg center to watch Astronaut John Glenn rocket into history.