August 12 On This Day
On this day in history:
1898- Hawaii was annexed from the Republic of Hawaii to the United States.
1908- The first production Model T Ford was built. The Model T would not leave the factory until September of that year. Learn more about Henry Ford and his Model T HERE.
1955- On this day US President Dwight Eisenhower raised minimum wage from $.75 to $1 per hour.
1984- Today Don Drysdale was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame. See Don play baseball HERE.