Michigan Statehood Day
Michigan Statehood Day is held on January 26. 1837. This event in the third decade of the month January is annual. Help us
Detroit is known as the car capital of the world. Alpena is the home of the world's largest cement plant. Rogers City boasts the world's largest limestone quarry. Elsie is the home of the world's largest registered Holstein dairy herd. Cars are not allowed on Michigan's Mackinac Island. Traverse City is home to nearly 40 wineries.
Michigan is the only state that touches four of the five Great Lakes. As such, it's home to the longest freshwater coastline of any U.S. state, *and* the second-longest coastline, period (coming in behind Alaska). Anywhere you stand in the state, you're no more than 85 miles from a Great Lake.
Similar holidays and events, festivals and interesting facts
Opposite Day on January 25 (is particularly popular among children, who enjoy the kind of absurdity that can happen when everything you say is backwards);
National Have Fun At Work Day in USA on January 26 (the last Friday in January);
Seed Swap Day in USA on January 27 (The first official celebration was held on January 26, 2006, in Washington, D.C.);