Today in Michigan History

October 28, 1912

Man and woman got married “on the fly.”

Art Smith and Aimee Cour left Fort Wayne, Indiana, in a biplane. After crash-landing on the campus of Hillsdale College, the injured couple went to a Presbyterian church where they were married, completing the first aerial elopement.

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