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This day in 1931 the Dearborn Inn, one of the worlds first airport hotels, opens.

Dearborn Inn Opens

July 1

This day in 1931 the Dearborn Inn, one of the worlds first airport hotels, opens.

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This day in 1945 Ford resumes civilian vehicle production.

Ford resumes civilian vehicle production

July 3

This day in 1945 Ford resumes civilian vehicle production.

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This day in 1919 production of the Fordson Tractor begins in Cork, Ireland

Independence Day

July 4

This day in 1919 production of the Fordson Tractor begins in Cork, Ireland

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This day in 1906 the 1st president of the Ford Motor Company, John S. Gray, dies.

John S. Gray Dies

July 6

This day in 1906 the 1st president of the Ford Motor Company, John S. Gray, dies.

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This day in 1923 Henry and Clara Ford’s only grand daughter, Josephine, is born.

Josephine is Born

July 7

This day in 1923 Henry and Clara Ford’s only grand daughter, Josephine, is born.

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This day in 1941 Benson Ford Sr. marries Edith McNaughton.  This day in 1920 Henry Ford buys controlling interest in D.T. & I Railroad.

Benson Ford Sr. Marries

July 9

This day in 1941 Benson Ford Sr. marries Edith McNaughton.  This day in 1920 Henry Ford buys controlling interest in D.T. & I Railroad.

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This day in 1923 1st load of iron ore is discharged by a lake freighter at the Rouge.

1st Load of Iron Ore

July 11

This day in 1923 1st load of iron ore is discharged by a lake freighter at the Rouge.

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This day in 1940 Henry Ford II marries Anne McDonnell

Henry Ford II Marries

July 13

This day in 1940 Henry Ford II marries Anne McDonnell

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This day in 1903 the first Ford Motor Company automobile is sold to Dr. E. Pfennig, of Chicago.

First Ford Motor Company Automible Sold

July 15

This day in 1903 the first Ford Motor Company automobile is sold to Dr. E. Pfennig, of Chicago.

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This day in 1913 John F. Dodge resigns as Vice President from the Ford Motor Company.

John F. Dodge Resigns

July 17

This day in 1913 John F. Dodge resigns as Vice President from the Ford Motor Company.

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This day in 1919 Benson Ford Sr. is born.

Benson Ford Sr. Born

July 20

This day in 1919 Benson Ford Sr. is born.

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This day in 1701 Detroit is founded.

Detroit Founded

July 24

This day in 1701 Detroit is founded.

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This day in 1903 Barney Oldfield sets world speed record in “999” in New York by doing the mile in 55 and four-fifths of a second.

Oldfield Sets World Speed Record

July 25

This day in 1903 Barney Oldfield sets world speed record in “999” in New York by doing the mile in 55 and four-fifths of a second.

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This day in 1926 Edsel Ford’s brother-in-law leaves Ford Motor Company over differences with Henry Ford.

Ernest Kanzier Leave Ford Motor Company

July 26

This day in 1926 Edsel Ford’s brother-in-law leaves Ford Motor Company over differences with Henry Ford.

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This day in 1978 Benson Ford Sr. dies.  This day in 1917 Henry Ford & Son Company is organized to manufacture  tractors.

Benson Ford Sr. Dies

July 27

This day in 1978 Benson Ford Sr. dies.  This day in 1917 Henry Ford & Son Company is organized to manufacture  tractors.

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This day in 1944 Henry Ford tours his newly relocated family homestead at Greenfield Village.

Henry Ford Tours Family Homestead

July 29

This day in 1944 Henry Ford tours his newly relocated family homestead at Greenfield Village.

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This day in 1863 Henry Ford was born in Springwells Twp. (now Dearborn) MI.

Happy Birthday Henry Ford

July 30

This day in 1863 Henry Ford was born in Springwells Twp. (now Dearborn) MI.

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This day in 1925 Stout Metal Airplane Company becomes part of the Ford Motor Company.

Stout Metal Airplane Company

July 31

This day in 1925 Stout Metal Airplane Company becomes part of the Ford Motor Company.