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National Michigan Day – January 18, 2024

Every year, National Michigan Day is celebrated on January 18. Michigan is fondly called ‘The Great Lakes State’ because it is bordered by four of the five Great North American Lakes — Michigan, Huron, Erie, Ontario, and Superior. it spreads across lower and upper peninsulas with over 60,000 ponds and inland lakes.

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  • Michigan refers to the three largest automobile manufacturers — General Motors, Ford, and Fiat Chrysler.
  • Michigan’s name comes from the Ojibwe word “mishigami,” meaning “large water” or “large lake,”.
  • It is a state located in the Great Lakes region of the United States.

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National Michigan Day – Dates

2024January 18Thursday
2025January 18Saturday
2026January 18Sunday
2027January 18Monday
2028January 18Tuesday

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National Michigan Day – FAQs

What is the State of Michigan known as?

Michigan is most commonly known as the ‘Great Lakes State.’ Its other epithets are ‘The Mitten State,’ ‘Winter Wonderland,’ and ‘The Wolverine State.’

What is Michigan famous for?

Michigan is known for fishing and forestry.


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