Monday, June 25, 2007

This Day in Auto History: 24 JUNE

Automobile Quarterly
Automobile Quarterly
This Day in Auto History:

The Paris-Vienna race begins with 137 entries and 10,000 spectators
Opel records it finest racing moment when the 12-litre car built in 1913 wins a beach race on Fano Island, Denmark at a speed of 128 mph
Frank N. Nutt, a spark plug manufacturer and Chief Engineer of the Haynes Automobile Company 1899-1914, dies in Rochester, MN at age 51
Racer Takao Wada is born in Japan
Racer Hut Stricklin is born in Calera, AL

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

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