Moments in Time, Sept. 7

Compiled by Mary Hedge, LaPorte County Public Library

Sept. 7, 1917 — German airmen bombard an American hospital in a French coast town.

Sept. 7, 1967 — The United Auto Workers close Ford Motor Co. with a massive nationwide strike and Henry Ford II calls for laws to halt “this kind of bludgeon against the public interest.”

Sept. 7, 1992 — Michigan City native Rob Gallas, senior vice president of marketing and broadcasting for the Chicago White Sox, has made the Sox a household name across the country in just three years.

Sept. 7, 2007 — Hair-cutting students won’t have to trek so far once the new barber school opens in LaPorte.

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