Today in Michigan History

August 6, 1845

The University of Michigan graduated its first class.

Moving to fulfill the requirements of the March 18, 1837, state law that called for the establishment of a state university, the University of Michigan awarded Bachelor of Arts degrees to ten students who composed its first graduating class.

Thank you Michigan History Magazine for this glimpse into our past.  See more at www.michiganhistorymagazine.com.

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