Famous People Who Have Lived in Detroit:
Eminem, Diana Ross, Aretha Franklin, Madonna, Smokey Robinson, Bob Seger, Ted Nugent,
Francis Ford Coppola, Gilda Radner, Tome Selleck, Casey Kasem, Joe Louis, Charles
Lindbergh, Henry Ford, Rosa Parks
Detroit History - Important Notes:
Detroit is known as the home of the "Motown Sound" which was created by Berry Gordy
Although Detroit is not the capital of Michigan, the city did enjoy that distinction
for more than 4 decades in the early 1800's.
The first traffic light in the country was used in Detroit
A Detroit resident named Austin Burt invented the typewriter in 1829.