The year, 1915…
The one millionth Model T rolled off the assembly line at Ford Motor Company.
Alexander Graham Bell and Thomas A. Watson conducted the first cross-coastal telephone conversation between New York and San Francisco.
A German U-boat submarine sunk the Lusitania.
Babe Ruth hit his first major league home run, and the Tigers narrowly lost the AL pennant to the Red Sox.
Henry Ford Hospital opened as a 48-bed facility in Detroit.
Not that many institutions last 100 years.
It’s unbelievable at times to look back at the events of 1915, which point out how far we have come.
From the Model T to the Shelby Cobra, from the first phone call to cell phones, from the Tigers not winning to the pennant to…well, you get the picture.
Since Henry Ford Hospital officially opened on Oct. 1, 1915, each page of our history has been filled with groundbreaking achievements in medical science and patient care, all made possible by the amazingly talented people who walk the halls of Henry Ford Hospital. Continue reading