1850-Michigan rewrites it's constitution
1851-First college degree granted to a woman
1861-First regiment to Civil war
1872-Ship canal opens across Keweenaw
1877-Lumbermen begin using narrow gauge railroads
1881-Forest fires hit eastern Michigan
1885-Child labor law passed
1888-Peak in lumber production
1890-First in iron ore production
1896-First autos driven which were King and Ford
1903-Ford motor company begins
1911-Cheverlet motor company begins
1914-Ford offers workers $5.00 per day
1915-Ford leads auto industry
1925-Chrysler motor company formed
1930-Tunnel opens between Detroit and Windsor, Canada
1935-Tiger, Lions and Redwings all win national championships