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This day in 1904 the Piquette Plant is completed.  This day in 1893 Henry Ford becomes the Chief Engineer at the Edison Illuminating Co.

Piquette Plant is Completed

December 1

This day in 1904 the Piquette Plant is completed.  This day in 1893 Henry Ford becomes the Chief Engineer at the Edison Illuminating Co.

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This day in 1927 the Model A is introduced.

Model A Introduced

December 2

This day in 1927 the Model A is introduced.

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This day in 1955 Joseph A. Galamb, chief designer of the Model T, dies.

Joseph A. Galamb Dies

December 4

This day in 1955 Joseph A. Galamb, chief designer of the Model T, dies.

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This day in 1955 George Ebling, personal photographer to Henry Ford, dies

George Ebling Dies

December 5

This day in 1955 George Ebling, personal photographer to Henry Ford, dies

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This day in 1940 at the Rouge ground is broken for the U.S. Navy Service School

Ground Breaking at the U.S. Navy Service School

December 6

This day in 1940 at the Rouge ground is broken for the U.S. Navy Service School

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This day in 1941 Japan attacks Pearl Harbor – U.S. enters World War II.

Japan Attacks Pearl Harbor

December 7

This day in 1941 Japan attacks Pearl Harbor – U.S. enters World War II.

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This day in 1942 noted architect, Albert Kahn, dies.

Albert Kahn Dies

December 8

This day in 1942 noted architect, Albert Kahn, dies.

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This day in 1826 Henry Ford’s father, William Ford, is born in Ireland.  This day in 1920 Horace Dodge, dies.

Henry Ford's Father William Ford is Born

December 10

This day in 1826 Henry Ford’s father, William Ford, is born in Ireland.  This day in 1920 Horace Dodge, dies.

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This day in 1862 Henry Ford’s uncle, John Litogot, is killed in the battle of Frederickburg VA. during American Civil War.

John Litogot Dies

December 12

This day in 1862 Henry Ford’s uncle, John Litogot, is killed in the battle of Frederickburg VA. during American Civil War.

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This day in 1893 Henry, Clara and Edsel Ford I move to 58 Bagley Street in Detroit.

Move to Bagley in Detroit

December 15

This day in 1893 Henry, Clara and Edsel Ford I move to 58 Bagley Street in Detroit.

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This day in 1956 the Ford Motor Company donates Fair Lane to the University of Michigan Dearborn Campus.

Ford Motor Company Donates Fair Lane to UofM

December 17

This day in 1956 the Ford Motor Company donates Fair Lane to the University of Michigan Dearborn Campus.

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This day in 1915 the Peace Ship docks in Oslo, Norway.

Peace Ship Docks in Norway

December 18

This day in 1915 the Peace Ship docks in Oslo, Norway.

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This day in 1893 Henry Ford tests his first built engine on the kitchen sink.

Kitchen Sink Engine

December 24

This day in 1893 Henry Ford tests his first built engine on the kitchen sink.

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Merry Christmas from the Henry Ford Heritage Association

Merry Christmas from the Henry Ford Heritage Association

December 25

Merry Christmas from the Henry Ford Heritage Association

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This day in 1948 Edsel B. Ford II is born.

Edsel B. Ford II is Born

December 28

This day in 1948 Edsel B. Ford II is born.

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This day in 1878 Henry Ford’s personal spokesman William Cameron is born at Hamilton, OH.

William Cameron is Born

December 29

This day in 1878 Henry Ford’s personal spokesman William Cameron is born at Hamilton, OH.

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This day in 1918 Henry Ford resigns as President of the Ford Motor Company.

Henry Ford Resigns as President

December 30

This day in 1918 Henry Ford resigns as President of the Ford Motor Company.

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This day in 1918 Edsel Ford I becomes the Ford Motor Company President.

Edsel Ford I Becomes President

December 31

This day in 1918 Edsel Ford I becomes the Ford Motor Company President.