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This day in 1904 the Ford Motor Company Board approves purchase of the land for the Piquette Plant.  This day in 1913 the moving assembly line […]

Board Approves Piquette Plant Land Purchase

April 1

This day in 1904 the Ford Motor Company Board approves purchase of the land for the Piquette Plant.  This day in 1913 the moving assembly line […]

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This day in 1941 the Rouge complex is closed by a strike.

Rouge Complex Closed by Strike

April 2

This day in 1941 the Rouge complex is closed by a strike.

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This day in 1837 John Burroughs, naturalist, is born in Roxbury, N.Y.

John Burroughs is Born

April 3

This day in 1837 John Burroughs, naturalist, is born in Roxbury, N.Y.

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This day in 1947 William J. Cameron leaves the Ford Motor Company.

William J. Cameron leaves Ford

April 4

This day in 1947 William J. Cameron leaves the Ford Motor Company.

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This day in 1947 Henry Ford dies at Fair Lane at age 83.

Henry Ford Dies

April 7

This day in 1947 Henry Ford dies at Fair Lane at age 83.

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This day in 1947 the body of Henry Ford lies in state at Village in Dearborn.

Henry Ford Lies in State

April 9

This day in 1947 the body of Henry Ford lies in state at Village in Dearborn.

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This day in 1947 Henry Ford is buried at the Ford Cemetery in Detroit.

Henry Ford Buried

April 10 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

This day in 1947 Henry Ford is buried at the Ford Cemetery in Detroit.

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This day in 1866 Clara Jane Bryant is born.  This day in 1888 Henry Ford and Clara Jane Bryant marry. This day in 1912 ground is […]

Henry Ford & Clara Jane Bryant Marry

April 11

This day in 1866 Clara Jane Bryant is born.  This day in 1888 Henry Ford and Clara Jane Bryant marry. This day in 1912 ground is […]

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This day in 1925 Ford begins 1st regular air flights from Dearborn (Detroit) to Chicago.

Flights from Dearborn to Chicago

April 13

This day in 1925 Ford begins 1st regular air flights from Dearborn (Detroit) to Chicago.

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This day in 1944 Ford production of B-24 boomers reaches one per hour.

B-24 One Per Hour

April 16

This day in 1944 Ford production of B-24 boomers reaches one per hour.

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This day in 1941 construction of the first buildings at Willow Run begins.

Willow Run Construction Begins

April 18

This day in 1941 construction of the first buildings at Willow Run begins.

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This day in 1886 Henry Ford and Clara Jane Bryant are engaged.

Henry & Clara Engaged

April 19

This day in 1886 Henry Ford and Clara Jane Bryant are engaged.

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This day in 1861 parents of Henry Ford, William Ford and Mary Litogot, are married.

William Ford & Mary Litogot Marry

April 25

This day in 1861 parents of Henry Ford, William Ford and Mary Litogot, are married.

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This day in 1924 the motorship Benson Ford is launched at Ecorse, Michigan.

Motorship Benson Ford is Launched

April 26

This day in 1924 the motorship Benson Ford is launched at Ecorse, Michigan.

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This day in 1925 the hanger and operations building at Ford Airport is completed

Ford Airport Building Completed

April 27

This day in 1925 the hanger and operations building at Ford Airport is completed

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