Monday, June 18, 2007

This Day in Auto History: 16 JUNE

Automobile Quarterly
Automobile Quarterly
This Day in Auto History:

Leonidas Theodore Barrow of the Humble Oil and Refining Company is born in Manor, TX
Race promoter Joshua James “J.C.” Agajanian is born
Walter E. Flanders dies at age 52 from injuries suffered in an automobile accident three weeks earlier
The Long Island Motor Parkway Company dissolves after 31-years and deeds its pioneering toll highway to the public
Henry Ford II announces that the 1948 Ford will be as different from the 1947 as the Model A was from the Model T

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

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