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5 Fun Facts About February 5 In Michigan History

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1. In 1953, the Dow Chemical Company in Midland, Michigan, introduced Styrofoam, a lightweight plastic material that quickly became popular in insulation and packaging industries.

2. In 1931, the Michigan Department of Conservation released a statement that it had established the state's first wildlife sanctuary in Seney, Michigan.

3. On February 5, 1679, French explorer Robert Cavelier de La Salle and his crew reached an area in modern-day St. Joseph, Michigan, where they encountered the local Potawatomi people.

4. In 1946, the University of Michigan inaugurated its first university-wide lecture series, titled "The Michigan Lectures in Journalism."

5. In 1979, Michigan State University men's basketball coach Jud Heathcote led his team to a 77-73 victory over the University of Michigan in one of the most memorable games in the rivalry's history.
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