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5 Fun Facts About November 12 In Michigan History

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1. On November 12, 1918, the Michigan State Board of Agriculture voted to change the name of Michigan Agricultural College to Michigan State College. This name change reflects the college's evolving focus on a wider range of academic study beyond agriculture.

2. A major plane crash occurred in Michigan on November 12, 1997 when a FedEx plane crashed into a field in Flint, killing the two pilots on board. The crash was caused by a malfunctioning landing gear.

3. November 12, 1954 marked the beginning of the first auto show held in Detroit's new Cobo Hall. The show featured many new and exciting cars, including several imported models, and helped cement Detroit's status as the "Motor City".

4. Michigan native and former NFL player Tony Mandarich was born November 12, 1966. Mandarich was a standout offensive lineman at Michigan State University and was considered one of the top prospects in the 1989 NFL draft. However, his professional career did not meet expectations and he has since been open about his struggles with steroid abuse during his playing days.

5. On November 12, 1984, the first McDonald's restaurant in mainland China opened in Beijing. This franchise was operated by a joint venture between McDonald's and the state-owned Shanghai Food Corporation, and was a significant milestone in the company's expansion into the Asian market.
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