1963 Voters approve a new state constitution.
2nd - Daylight Savings Time Begins
1881 J.L. Hudson opens a store in downtown Detroit.
3rd - Teens Using Drugs: What To Know and What To Do. Part One: What To Know ** 7:30pm - 9:00pm ~ Ypsilanti ~ Washtenaw County
1933 Michigan says no to Prohibition.
1971 Gordie Howe plays his last game for the Detroit Red Wings.
1778 Captured by Native Americans, Daniel Boone arrives at Detroit as a prisoner. Detroit's British commandant, Lt. Colonel Henry Hamilton, tried unsuccessfully to ransom the already-famous frontiersman. After a short stay, Boone's captors took him to Ohio where he later escaped.
1971 Detroit Tigers have their largest oopening-day attendance.
1947 Henry Ford dies.
1931 The American robin becomes the official state bird.
9th - Palm Sunday -->
1924 Watervliet is incorporated as a city.
10th - Teens Using Drugs: What To Know and What To Do. Part Two: What To Do ** 7:30pm - 9:00pm ~ Ypsilanti ~ Washtenaw County
1915 Harry Morgan is born. He has appeared on over one hundred films including starring roles in the television series Dragnet and M*A*S*H.
11th - Mawlid al-Nabi
1936 The Detroit Red Wings win their first Stanley Cup.
1827 The village of Monroe is incorporated.
13th - 1st Day of Passover
1896 Baseball is played at Michigan and Trumbull for the first time.
14th - Good Friday
1913 38th president of the United States, Gerald R. Ford is born.
1859 Luren D. Dickinson is born.
16th - Easter -->
1996 General Motors buys the Renaissance Center.
17th - Addiction and Spirituality ** 7:30pm - 9:00pm ~ Ypsilanti ~ Washtenaw County
1955 Al Kaline makes baseball history.
1955 Thousands of Detroit first- and second-graders get polio vaccines.
19th - 1st Annual Grand Rapids Community College Foundation Fundraiser ** 5:00pm - 11:00pm ~ Grand Rapids ~ Kent County
1973 Residents of the small town of Williamsburg, located northeast of Traverse City, discovered hundreds of mysterious craters, many of which spewed water, mud and volatile gas in three-foot geysers. Scientists theorized that natural gas from a nearby well turned the town into a moonscape.
1909 The nation's first mile of concrete highway was laid by the Wayne County Road Commission on Woodward Avenue between Six and Seven Mile roads.
1928 The nation's first airplane show is held in Detroit.
1938 Briggs Stadium is dedicated.
23th - Orthodox Easter
1832 William Austin Burt joins the Macomb County Circuit Court.
24th - Toxic Relationships In & Out of Addiction ** 7:30pm - 9:00pm ~ Ypsilanti ~ Washtenaw County
1941 The Detroit tank Arsenal delivers its first tank.
1981 Louis Cramton is apointed to the Michigan Women's Commission.
1778 Detroit takes its census. Ordered by British commandant Henry Hamilton, population stood at 2, 133 people, excluding military personnel and prisoners.
1933 Michigan law lowers the state's drinking age allowing 18 to 20 years old to drink beer and wine, but not hard liquor.
1955 The white pine becomes the official state tree.
1911 Michigan adopts a new state flag.
1921 Annie Edson Taylor Niagara Falls daredevil dies. She was the first person, and the first and only woman to survive a ride over that falls in a specially designed beer barrel on October 24, 1901.
All Michigan history is courtesy of Michigan History Magazine.