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HAPPY NEW YEAR!!! This day in 1885 Henry Ford meets Clara Jane Bryant at the Martindale House in Greenfield Twp. Michigan

Henry & Clara Meet

January 1, 2018

HAPPY NEW YEAR!!! This day in 1885 Henry Ford meets Clara Jane Bryant at the Martindale House in Greenfield Twp. Michigan

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This day in 1943 Josephine Ford marries Walter Buhl Ford II.

Josephine Ford Marries

January 2, 2018

This day in 1943 Josephine Ford marries Walter Buhl Ford II.

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This day in 1979 Harry Herbert Bennett dies in Los Gatos, CA

Harry Bennett Dies

January 4, 2018

This day in 1979 Harry Herbert Bennett dies in Los Gatos, CA

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This day in 1914 the “FIVE DOLLAR DAY” is announced at the Ford Motor Company.

Five Dollar Day Announced

January 5, 2018

This day in 1914 the “FIVE DOLLAR DAY” is announced at the Ford Motor Company.

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This day in 1901 Henry, Clara and Edsel Ford move to 582 W. Grand Blvd in Detroit along with Henry’s father, William.

Ford’s Move To West Grand Blvd.

January 7, 2018

This day in 1901 Henry, Clara and Edsel Ford move to 582 W. Grand Blvd in Detroit along with Henry’s father, William.

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This day in 1871 Henry Ford starts school at the Scotch settlement in Springwells Twp., Michigan.

Henry Ford Begins School

January 9, 2018

This day in 1871 Henry Ford starts school at the Scotch settlement in Springwells Twp., Michigan.

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This day in 1919 the Dearborn Realty & Construction Company is organized.

Dearborn Realty & Construction Co is Organized

January 10, 2018

This day in 1919 the Dearborn Realty & Construction Company is organized.

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This day in 1919 the first copy of Ford’s “Dearborn Independent” is issued

Dearborn Independent – First Copy Issued

January 11, 2018

This day in 1919 the first copy of Ford’s “Dearborn Independent” is issued

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This day in 1904 Henry Ford at 91.37 mph set the world speed record on frozen Lake St. Clair.

Henry Ford Sets World Speed Record

January 12, 2018

This day in 1904 Henry Ford at 91.37 mph set the world speed record on frozen Lake St. Clair.

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This day in 1914 the first endless chain assembly line was installed at the Highland Park Assembly Plant.  This day in 1920 John F. Dodge dies.

First Endless Chain Assembly Line Installed

January 14, 2018

This day in 1914 the first endless chain assembly line was installed at the Highland Park Assembly Plant.  This day in 1920 John F. Dodge dies.

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This day in 1901 Edsel Ford I starts school. This day in 1936 the Ford Foundation is established.

Edsel Ford I Starts School

January 15, 2018

This day in 1901 Edsel Ford I starts school. This day in 1936 the Ford Foundation is established.

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This day in 1892 Harry Herbert Bennett, Ford’s Special Assistant, was born in Ann Arbor, MI.

Harry Bennett Born

January 17, 2018

This day in 1892 Harry Herbert Bennett, Ford’s Special Assistant, was born in Ann Arbor, MI.

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This day in 1958 the Ford Motor Company becomes a publicly traded company.

Ford Motor Co. Becomes Publicly Traded

January 26, 2018

This day in 1958 the Ford Motor Company becomes a publicly traded company.

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This day in 1925 the Henry Ford Hospital Nursing and Hygiene opens.

Henry Ford Hospital Opens Nursing & Hygiene

January 28, 2018

This day in 1925 the Henry Ford Hospital Nursing and Hygiene opens.

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This day in 1878 Barney Oldfield is born.  This day in 1862 William and Mary Ford’s first born dies at birth.

Barney Oldfield Born

January 29, 2018

This day in 1878 Barney Oldfield is born.  This day in 1862 William and Mary Ford’s first born dies at birth.

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