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5 Fun Facts About November 4 In Michigan History

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1. On November 4, 1846, Michigan became the first state in the country to implement a property tax system based on the value of a property. The new system helped to fund the state's public education system.

2. In 1924, the Michigan legislature declared November 4 as "Michigan Sugar Day," in honor of the state's important sugar beet industry. The day was celebrated annually until the 1960s.

3. On November 4, 1975, Ann Arbor, Michigan became the first city in the country to decriminalize possession of small amounts of marijuana. The move was a response to the growing national debate over the legalization of marijuana.

4. In 1991, the Michigan Wolverines football team pulled off a stunning upset of the 7th-ranked Notre Dame Fighting Irish on November 4. The Wolverines won the game 24-14, behind a strong defensive effort.

5. On November 4, 2008, Michigan voters overwhelmingly supported Barack Obama in the presidential election, helping to secure his victory over rival John McCain. Obama won the state by a margin of over 800,000 votes, reflecting the state's strong support for progressive policies.
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