Free Shipping On All Orders

5 Fun Facts About October 6 In Michigan History

---Learn Every Day: MI Today In History Facts Texted Each Day - Text: history mi To: 618-270-4005---

1. In 1829, Michigan Territory officially abolished slavery, becoming the first territory to do so north of the Ohio River.

2. On October 6, 1906, Detroit became the first city in the world to install a traffic signal, designed by local police officer William Potts.

3. The Mackinac Bridge, spanning the Straits of Mackinac and connecting the Upper and Lower Peninsulas of Michigan, opened on October 6, 1957.

4. The Ford Piquette Avenue Plant in Detroit, where the iconic Model T was first produced in 1908, was designated a National Historic Landmark on October 6, 2006.

5. On October 6, 2010, Michigan Governor Jennifer Granholm signed a law mandating the use of renewable energy sources to generate 10 percent of the state's electricity by 2015.
  • Tags: MI

Older Post Newer Post

Added to cart!
Free Shipping on Every Order | Unconditional Lifetime Warranty | Purchase Orders Accepted | Family Owned and Operated Free Priority Shipping On All USA Orders You Have Qualified for Free Shipping Spend $x to Unlock Free Shipping You Have Achieved Free Shipping Fee Free Financing Available - Pay Just 25% Today - Just Choose Installment Pay At Checkout Free Shipping On All Orders You Have Achieved Free Shipping Free shipping when you order over XX ou Have Qualified for Free Shipping