Tag Archives: Michigan Wolverine Football History

November 23, 1985 History at the Big House!

November 23, 1985 was another day when the Wolverines made history at the Big House. This is another historic day in Michigan Football History for two BIG reasons. First, it […]

November 21, 1985 First Night Game at Michigan Stadium

Today’s blog goes back to November 21, 1985 – the day of the first night game at Michigan Stadium. Contrary to popular belief, the first night game at Michigan Stadium […]

Game Day November 4, 2017 Michigan vs Minnesota Football Game

Today is the one hundred third edition of a Michigan vs Minnesota football game. The Wolverines have played the Gophers more times than another other schools except Ohio State and […]

October 29, 1892 Historic Game Between Michigan and Northwestern

Today’s post recalls the historic game “first” game between Michigan and Northwestern in 1892. Yes, the first game between the Wolverines and the Wildcats took place way, way, way back […]

October 22, 1904 – Biggest Victory Margin in Wolverine Football History!

Today’s post recalls the day that Michigan achieved the biggest victory margin in Wolverine Football history. Fielding Yost, a graduate of West Virginia University, somehow lured his alma mater to […]

October 20, 2012 – Wolverines Win 900th Game in Michigan Football History

October 20, 2012 was another special day in Michigan Football History because it was the day the Wolverines won their 900th game. Thus, Michigan became the first team in college […]

October 16, 1993 – Michigan Defeats Penn State!

Today’s post recalls the anniversary of the historic headline that read – Michigan defeats Penn State! This game marked the first ever meeting between the two powerhouse programs. Interestingly, both […]

October 13, 2017 – Rest in Peace Michigan Man Charles Street!

Today’s blog post remembers the contributions of a Michigan Man named Charles Street. Mr. Charles E. Street died on this day in 1950. He is unique among all Wolverine quarterbacks […]

October 12, 2017 – Happy Birthday Michigan Man Obi Oluigbo!

The purpose of today’s post is to wish a Happy Birthday to Michigan Man Obi Oluigbo. Obianna “Nnambi “Obi” Oluigbo.  who was born on this day in Laurel, Maryland. In […]

October 11, 1941 – Michigan Football Team Defeated Pittsburgh

Today’s post recalls the anniversary of the day when the Michigan Football team defeated the University of Pittsburgh by a score of 40-0.  Michigan Coach Fritz Crisler liked to play […]