Tuesday, June 19, 2007

This Day in Auto History: 19 JUNE

Automobile Quarterly
Automobile Quarterly
This Day in Auto History:

Racer Paolo “Paul” Zuccarelli is killed at age 28 along with his riding mechanic, Fanelli, when their Peugeot crashes between Thomery and Tivoli, France during a practice run for the upcoming French Grand Prix at Amiens
Racer Charlie Glotzbach is born
The Tucker ‘48 is introduced before over 5,000 people at the Tucker plant in Chicago, IL
Lester C. Hunt, designer of Wyoming’s famous “bucking bronco” license plate in 1936 before serving as that state’s Governor 1943-1949 and as a United State Senator 1949-1954, dies at age 61
Racer Enrico Bertaggia is born in Noale, Italy

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

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