June 18, 2021

This Week in U-M History

  1. March 25, 2019

    Michigan League construction

    The cornerstone of the Michigan League was set in place on March 29, 1928. Read about some of the other things that happened in U-M history during the week of March 25-31.

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  2. March 18, 2019

    U-M in Ann Arbor

    On March 18, 1837, the Michigan Legislature voted to establish the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. Read about some of the other things that happened in U-M history during the week of March 18-24.

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  3. March 11, 2019

    Aiding the environment

    The Teach-in on the Environment, the precursor to what would become Earth Day, drew more than 13,000 people to Crisler Arena on March 11, 1970. Read about some of the other things that happened in U-M history during the week of March 11-17.

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  4. February 25, 2019

    Prince at U-M

    Fourteen thousand fans filled Crisler Arena on Feb. 27, 1983, to watch Prince perform. Read about some of the other things that happened in U-M history during the week of Feb. 25-March 3.

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  5. February 18, 2019

    War effort

    Students worked at the Michigan League on Feb. 23, 1943, as part of a wartime project to roll bandages for soldiers wounded in World War II. Read about some of the other things that happened in U-M history during the week of Feb. 18-24.

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  6. February 11, 2019

    Valentine’s Day victory

    The U-M men’s basketball team scored its widest victory ever, defeating Detroit Naval Station, 67-7, on Feb. 14, 1919. Read about some of the other things that happened in U-M history during the week of Feb. 11-17.

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  7. February 4, 2019

    Burnham House

    Historic Burnham House was moved on Feb. 8, 1998, from Maiden Lane to Nichols Arboretum, where it became a visitor center. Read about some of the other things that happened in U-M history during the week of Feb. 4-10.

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  8. January 28, 2019

    Big snow

    A Jan. 28, 1977, blizzard crippled the university, closing buildings and canceling sporting events. Read about some of the other things that happened during the week of Jan. 28-Feb. 4 in U-M history.

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  9. January 21, 2019

    Mosher-Jordan

    Mosher-Jordan Residence Hall was dedicated Jan. 23-24, 1931, with a formal reception and student teas. Read about some of the other things that happened during the week of Jan. 21-27 in U-M history.

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  10. January 14, 2019

    The ‘halo’ comes down

    Removal of a controversial “halo” that had adorned Michigan Stadium began on Jan. 17, 2000. Read about some of the other things that happened during the week of Jan. 14-20 in U-M history.

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