#OTD in 1913 – Irish-American, Henry Ford, institutes the first moving assembly line for the auto industry.

“When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it.” –Henry Ford Henry Ford’s father, William Ford, was born in Co Cork and was one of many to emigrate from Ireland due to poverty and hunger (An Gorta Mór). Ford visited Ireland in 1912, 65 […]

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#OTD in Irish History – 7 October:

1731 – A complaint is made to the House of Commons ‘that Mr Anthony Tenison did, in a violent and notorious manner, assault John Bourke, Esq., a Member of this House, by presenting a pistol to his breast, and threatening to shoot him, on the thirtieth of December last’. 1878 – Birth of Irish women’s […]

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#OTD in 1913 – Irish American, Henry Ford, institutes the first moving assembly line for the auto industry.

“When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it.” –Henry Ford Henry Ford’s father, William Ford, was born in Co Cork and was one of many to emigrate from Ireland due to poverty and hunger (An Gorta Mór). Ford visited Ireland in 1912, 65 […]

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#OTD in Irish History – 7 October:

1731 – A complaint is made to the House of Commons ‘that Mr Anthony Tenison did, in a violent and notorious manner, assault John Bourke, Esq., a Member of this House, by presenting a pistol to his breast, and threatening to shoot him, on the thirtieth of December last’. 1878 – Birth of Irish women’s […]

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#OTD in 1913 – Irish American, Henry Ford, institutes the first moving assembly line for the auto industry.

“When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it.” –Henry Ford Henry Ford’s father, William Ford, was born in Co Cork and was one of many to emigrate from Ireland due to poverty and hunger (An Gorta Mór). Ford visited Ireland in 1912, 65 […]

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#OTD in Irish History – 7 October:

1731 – A complaint is made to the House of Commons ‘that Mr Anthony Tenison did, in a violent and notorious manner, assault John Bourke, Esq., a Member of this House, by presenting a pistol to his breast, and threatening to shoot him, on the thirtieth of December last’. 1878 – Birth of Irish women’s […]

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1913 – Irish-American, Henry Ford, institutes the first moving assembly line for the auto industry.

Henry Ford’s father, William Ford, was born in Co Cork and was one of many to emigrate from Ireland due to poverty and hunger (Án Gorta Mór). Ford visited Ireland in 1912, 65 years after his dad had emigrated and again in 1917 when he established the Ford plant in Cork city. Ford was a […]

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#OTD in Irish History – 7 October:

1731 – A complaint is made to the House of Commons ‘that Mr Anthony Tenison did, in a violent and notorious manner, assault John Bourke, Esq., a Member of this House, by presenting a pistol to his breast, and threatening to shoot him, on the thirtieth of December last’. 1878 – Birth of Margaret (Gretta) […]

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1913 – Irish American Henry Ford institutes the first moving assembly line for the auto industry.

Henry Ford’s father, William Ford, was born in Co Cork and was one of many to emigrate from Ireland due to poverty and hunger (Án Gorta Mór). Ford visited Ireland in 1912, 65 years after his dad had emigrated and again in 1917 when he established the Ford plant in Cork city. Ford was a […]

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#OTD in Irish History – 7 October:

1731 – A complaint is made to the House of Commons ‘that Mr Anthony Tenison did, in a violent and notorious manner, assault John Bourke, Esq., a Member of this House, by presenting a pistol to his breast, and threatening to shoot him, on the thirtieth of December last’. 1878 – Birth of Margaret (Gretta) […]

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