1978 : Lee Iacoca Fired As President of the Ford Motor Company

July 13, 2018 all-day

On July 13, 1978, Lee Iacocca, who had developed the Mustang, was fired as president of the Ford Motor Company by chairman Henry Ford II.

(The next year, he was hired as president of Chrysler Corporation.)

Source: Michigan History, July/August 2015, p. 6

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