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5 Fun Facts About October 25 In Michigan History

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1. On October 25, 1843, the Michigan State Agricultural Society was founded in Detroit. This organization played a crucial role in establishing agricultural education and innovation in Michigan, including the founding of Michigan State University.

2. In 1919, on October 25, the Michigan House of Representatives voted to ratify the 19th Amendment to the United States Constitution, giving women the right to vote. Michigan was the second state in the Midwest and the fourth state overall to ratify the amendment.

3. On October 25, 1955, the first game was played at Jenison Field House, the iconic basketball arena on the campus of Michigan State University. The arena would serve as the home of the MSU basketball teams for over 40 years.

4. In 1985, on October 25, a magnitude 5.2 earthquake struck southeast Michigan, with its epicenter near the town of Coldwater. The earthquake was felt as far away as Illinois and Ohio, and caused damage to buildings and other structures throughout the region.

5. On October 25, 2013, the Detroit Tigers played in Game 2 of the World Series against the St. Louis Cardinals at Busch Stadium. The Tigers would go on to lose the game and ultimately the series, but their appearance in the World Series was a testament to the team's talent and resilience.
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