Henry Ford timeline

  • Henry Ford Is Born

    Automobile manufacturer Henry Ford was born July 30, 1863, on his family's farm in what is present-day Dearborn, Michigan. From the time that he... Read more

  • Ford Motor Company Produced First Model T Automobile

    The Model T was the first automobile mass produced on assembly lines with completely interchangeable parts, marketed to the middle class. The... Read more

  • Henry Ford Announces 5 Day Work Week

    No industrialist enjoyed upsetting the apple cart more than Henry Ford. In 1914 he announced that he would pay $5 a day to his workers, double the... Read more

  • Henry Ford Dies

    Henry Ford, noted automotive pioneer, died at 11:40 tonight at the age of 83. He had retired a little more than a year and a half ago from active... Read more