Today in Michigan History

October 16, 1946

Gordie Howe made his first appearance.

Eighteen-year old Detroit Red Wing rookie, Gordie Howe scored a goal in his first appearance at Olympia Stadium. Howe played for 32 seasons in the National Hockey League and in the World Hockey League where he played with his sons.

Thank you Michigan Start Pages for this glimpse into our past.  See more here.