1906: Catholic Priest Says Women Should Wear Hats to Church

July 9, 2018 all-day

On July 9, 1906, Father Timothy Murphy of St. Joseph’s Catholic Church (St. Joseph) issued an ultimatum that women must wear hats to church. Father Murphy’s directive opened a statewide crusade to keep the burgeoning fad of hatless women from invading the church.

Source: Mich-Again’s Day.

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