120 years: 1915
Henry Ford manufactured his one-millionth Model T, and tourists were venturing west to take their holidays in two new Colorado attractions, Dinosaur National Monument and the magnificent Rocky Mountain National Park.
Woodrow Wilson becomes the first President to ever attend a World Series game. Jack Johnson is crowned the first black World Heavyweight Boxing Champion. And, in another first, the National Horseshoe Throwing Championship, happens in Kellerton, Iowa.
At home, Grand Valley residents are excited to see the first water turned into the U.S. government’s Highline Canal.