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1960 »Tom Monaghan and his brother, James, purchase "DomiNick's," a pizza store in Ypsilanti, Michigan USA. Monaghan borrowed $500 to buy the store.
1960
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1961 »James Monaghan trades his half of the business to Tom for a Volkswagen Beetle.
1961
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1965 »Tom Monaghan, the sole owner of company, renames the business "Domino's Pizza, Inc."
1965
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1967 » The first Domino's Pizza franchise store opens in Ypsilanti, Mich.
1967