Tuesday, May 22, 2007

This Day in Auto History: 22 MAY

Automobile Quarterly
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This Day in Auto History:

Charles LeRoy McCuen of Oldsmobile is born in Stockton, CA
General Motors management closes the Cartercar factory in Jackson, MI
Racer Sergio Mantovani is born in Milan, Italy
John F. Maxwell, founder of the Plymouth Factory Service School, dies in Lansing, MI at age 54
Lee Petty wins the 100-mile race at Charlotte, NC in an Oldsmobile, the last victory for the marque until 1978

Source: Automobile History Day By Day, by Douglas A. Wick

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