Monday, June 4, 2007

This Day in Auto History: 04 JUNE

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This Day in Auto History:

Franklin Hall Marmon, son of Walter C. Marmon, is born in Indianapolis, IN
The design for the new Chrysler by Oliver H. Clark is approved by the Maxwell-Chalmers Board of Directors
The 7,000,000th Ford V-8 is produced
The Ford Motor Company sells the Johansson Gage Division to the Brown & Sharpe Manufacturing Company of Providence, RI – William Clay Ford is elected to the Board of Directors
The American Honda Motor Company is established in Los Angeles, CA, initially to develop a market for Honda motorcycles

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

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