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1st -     Happy New Year
1879   Dedication ceremonies are held at Michigan's new State Capital building in Lansing.

  • Teens Using Drugs: What To Know and What To Do. Part One: What To Know ** 7:30pm - 9:00pm ~ Ypsilanti ~ Washtenaw County
  • 2nd -
    1875   Eber Brock Ward, one of Michigan's wealthiest men, dies in Detroit.

    3rd -
    1848   Epaphroditus Ransom is the first governor sworn in at the new capital in Lansing.

    4th -
    1843   Stevens T. Mason, Michigan's first governor, dies of pneumonia in New York City at the age of 31.

    5th -
    1913   Henry Ford introduces the $5 work day.

    6th -     Epiphany
    1869   Henry P. Baldwin is inaugurated as governor.

    7th -
    1929   Detroit businessman Edward F. Schlee and co-pilot William S. Brock make the first nonstop Detroit-to-Miami flight, finishing in 9 hours and 20 minutes.

    8th -
    1831   Daily mail arrives in Detroit from the East.

    9th -
    1862   Battery, F. First Michigan Light Artillery, is mustered into federal service at Coldwater.

  • Teens Using Drugs: What To Know and What To Do. Part Two: What To Do ** 7:30pm - 9:00pm ~ Ypsilanti ~ Washtenaw County
  • 10th -     (Eid) al Adha
    1964   William Clay Ford (grandson of Henry Ford) becomes the sole owner of the Detroit Lions for $6 million.

    11th -
    1805   President Thomas Jefferson signs an act establishing the Michigan territory.

    12th -
    1835   Acting Governor Stevens T. Mason declares we have a "right" to be a state.

    13th -
    1862   Governor Austin Blair approves a joint resolution asking Michigan's congressional delegation to use their influence to assist the exchange of prisoners of war.

    14th -
    1857   Joseph R. Williams is appointed the first president of the newly created Agricultural College.

    15th -
    1919   The first all-woman jury hears a trial.

    16th -     Martin Luther King, Jr's Birthday Observed
    1968   Sgt. Dwight Johnson of Detroit saves a fellow soldier in severe fighting in Vietnam.

  • Addiction and the Whole Person ** 7:30pm - 9:00pm ~ Ypsilanti ~ Washtenaw County
  • 17th -
    1862   Battery G, First Michigan Light Artillery, is mustered into federal service at Kalamazoo.

    18th -
    1802   Detroit is incorporated as a town.

    19th -
    1841   The Western Farmer, the state's first farm journal, is published.

    20th -
    1815   Josiah W. Begole is born in Groveland New York. At 21, he arrived in Michigan, settling in Flint, founding that city's largest sawmill and became the Genessee County Treasurer. 1882 he became Governor.

  • Annual Banquet / Team Shock Outdoors ** ~ White Cloud ~ Newaygo County
  • 21th -
    1987   Singer Aretha Franklin becomes the first female inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

  • Y102 Bridal Show ** 1PM - 4PM ~ Big Rapids ~ Mecosta County
  • 22th -
    1813   The largest battle fought on Michigan soil occurs near present-day Monroe.

    23th -
    1915   Future U.S. Supreme Court Justice Potter Stewart is born in Jackson, Michigan.

  • Chemical Dependency of the Family ** 7:30pm - 9:00pm ~ Ypsilanti ~ Washtenaw County
  • 24th -
    1982   Super Bowl XVI is held at the Pontiac Silverdome ** San Francisco 49ers - 26/Cincinnati Bengals - 21.

    25th -
    1945   The Grand Rapids City Commission approves a plan to add fluoride to drinking water supplies to prevent tooth decay.

    26th -
    1837   Michigan becomes the 26th state.

    27th -
    1847   Francis Troutman and four other Kentucky slave catchers arrive at the home of the Adam Crosswhite family--Kentucky slaves who had escaped to Marshall.

    28th -
    1877   Winfield Scott Gerrish opens the Lake George and Muskegon River Railroad in Clare County.

    29th -     Chinese New Year
    1919   Michigan ratifies the 18th amendment.

    30th -
    1962   A circus tragedy leaves two performers dead in Detroit.

  • The Cultures of Addiction and Recovery ** 7:30pm - 9:00pm ~ Ypsilanti ~ Washtenaw County
  • 31th -     1st Day of Muharram
    1945   Private Eddie Slovik becomes the only U.S. serviceman executed for desertion during WWII.


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