Tuesday, June 12, 2007

This Day in Auto History: 12 JUNE

Automobile Quarterly
Automobile Quarterly
This Day in Auto History:

The steam-powered Harris omnibus is demonstrated in Baltimore, MD with limited success by designer George T. Harris
Robert E. Hunter of Graham-Paige, Pontiac, and the Ford Motor Company is born in Nunda, NY
Paul Wilson Wyckoff of the Chrysler Corporation is born in Detroit, MI
Racer Robert McGregor Innes Ireland is born in Kirkcudbright, Kirkcudbrightshire, Scotland
Earle D. Parker, Vice President of the Barber-Colman Company, dies at age 63

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

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