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Trivia and facts about Detroit, Michigan by month.

November

1 - 1954 Northland Mall opened its doors. It was one of the first malls in America.

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5 - 1896 While serving as Mayor, Hazen Pingree was elected Governor of Michigan.

6 - 1973 State Senator Coleman A. Young was elected the first black Mayor of Detroit.

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8 - 1870 African Americans voted for the first time.

9 - 1957 The Detroit Lions won the NFL Championship.

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11 - Veterans Day
1923 Hudson's displayed the world's largest flag.

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15 - 1929 The Ambassador Bridge opened to traffic.

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19 - 1928 Detroit Historical Museum opened in a rented room on the 23rd floor of the Barlum Tower.

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22 - 1927 First of hundred professional hockey games was played at the Olympia Stadium.

23- 1968 The Detroit Tigers won the World Series.

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25 - 1824 Thanksgiving Day was first observed in Detroit.

26 - 1925 The First Hudson's Thanksgiving Day Parade was held. It was later called America's Parade.

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29 - 1760 Along with all of Canada, Fort Pontchartrain surrendered by the French to the English.

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