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Trivia and facts about Detroit, Michigan by month.

October

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2 - 1932 Democratic presidential nominee, Franklin D. Roosevelt, spoke at a political rally.

3 - Detroit's first "meatless" day during the First World War.

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5 - 1916 Henry Ford Trade School opened.

6 - 1927 The Detroit Institutes of Arts opened.

7 - 1935 The Detroit Tigers won the World Series for the first time.

8 - 1846 Elemwood Cemetery opened in Detroit.

9 - 1871 A citizens' meeting raised $25,000 for the victims of the Chicago fire.

10 - 1925 Radio station WXYZ was founded.

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15 - Olympia Stadium opened. A rodeo was the first event.

16 - 1997 The 13 day journey in the Moving of the Gem theatre to its new location began. It was moved to make way for the building of Comerica Park.

17 - Father Charles Coughlin did the first broadcast on WJR.

18 - 1730 Cadillac, founder of Detroit, died in France.

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20 - 1902 The first Cadillac automobile was produced.

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23 - 1946 Detroit television went on the air for the first time.

24 - 1927 Detroit City Airport opened.

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30- 1941 The Duke of Windsor visited war plants in Detroit.

31- 1926 The Great magician Hary Houdini died in room 401 of Grace Hospital.

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