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5 Fun Facts About March 25 In Michigan History

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1. On March 25, 1837, the Michigan State Senate voted to locate the state capital in Lansing. Prior to this, Detroit had served as the capital city.

2. In 1913, the Great Lakes Storm of 1913 caused widespread destruction throughout the Great Lakes region. On March 25 of that year, winds reached hurricane-force levels on Lake Michigan, leading to numerous shipwrecks and loss of life.

3. On March 25, 1957, the Mackinac Bridge Authority was created by the Michigan State Legislature. The authority oversaw the construction of the Mackinac Bridge, which connects the Upper and Lower Peninsulas of Michigan.

4. In 1965, civil rights activist Malcolm X gave a speech at Michigan State University in East Lansing. The speech, titled "The Ballot or the Bullet," focused on the need for African Americans to use their political power to achieve social and economic equality.

5. On March 25, 1973, the University of Michigan men's basketball team won the NCAA National Championship. Led by head coach Johnny Orr and future NBA All-Star Cazzie Russell, the Wolverines defeated the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) 89-78 in the championship game.
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