Michael Brunhofer is the grand uncle of Mary, William, David, and Missy Brunhofer. He is also the brother of Karl Brunhofer.
In 1885, the year that Michael was born, Gottlieb Daimler patented the first motorcycle in Germany. During the Congress of Berlin, the Congo was given to Belgium and Nigeria was given to England. In the United States, Grover Cleveland became the 22nd President.