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FIRST OFF THE LINE ON THIS DAY IN 1957

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1958 Citation Assembly: Interior


The first Edsel made by the Ford Motor Company rolled of the
assembly line at the Somerville, Massachusetts Assembly Plant
on this day in 1957. More than 2/3 of all Edsel’s were assembled
at the Louisville plant, which is still in operation by the Ford
Motor Company today. The Edsel was first introduced to the
the public amid considerable publicity on "E Day"—September
4, 1957.

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The 19th amendment to the
U.S. Constitution went into effect on
this day in 1920. The amendment prohibited discrimination on the
basis of sex in the voting booth.

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The cause of the Space Shuttle disaster was announced on this day
in 2003.

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It was on this day in 1974.

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Charles Augustus Lindbergh
(February 4, 1902 – August 26, 1974)

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