Champions' Day

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On April 18th, 1936 Governor of Michigan Frank Fitzgerald declared it "Champions' Day".

The Tigers, Lions, and Red Wings all won their first championships. Local Detroiters like Joe Louis were becoming national success stories. Detroit was even acknowledged by President FDR and every other governor in the Union with a plaque containign all their signatures congratulating Detroit on being the "City of Champions."

Join our 3rd annual Champions' Day presentation. This year it will be hosted by the Detroit Historical Musuem, where the original City of Champions plaque will be present along with other Detroit sports memorabilia not usually on display at the museum.

Charles' Avison, author of "Detroit: City of Champions" will be giving a brief presentation on the history of Detroit sports, and will most certainly be able to answer any questions about year in Detroit and it's impact.

Attending the Historical Museum is free and open to people and families of all ages.

There will also be an after party at Circa, in order to celebrate the City of Champions the way the holiday originally intended. The afterparty celebration must be 21+ to join.

Below is this year's Champions' Week schedule:

Sat 4/16 - Champions Night beneffiting the Autism Alliance of Michigan

Mon 4/18 - Champions' Day presentation at the Historical Museum

Thur 4/21 - 2nd Annual Champions' Week Fowling Tournament

Sat 4/23 - The Chug-A-Lug 2016
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