Michigan Fast Facts of the Day:
- The City of Four Flags is Niles. It is the only city in Michigan to have been under flags of France, Great Britain, Spain, and the United States.
- The Lake Superior district in the Upper Peninsula is part of one of the greatest iron ore-producing regions in the world.
- Thomas Edison, who grew up in Port Huron, Michigan invented the incandescent light bulb in 1879.
- Michigan's Lower Peninsula is 277 miles long from north to south and 195 miles from east to west.