Friday, July 27, 2007

Automobile Quarterly
Automobile Quarterly
This Day in Auto History:

The first Buick is sold to Dr. Herbert H. Hills of Flint, MI according to contemporary journalist Hugh Dolnar, although most later references cite August 13, 1904 as the actual date of sale
The “last” 4-cylinder Dodge is produced, until the introduction of the sub-compact Omni in 1978
Racer Jean Max is born in Marseille, France
Racer Philippe Alliot is born in Voves, France
Racer Moises Solana is killed at age 36 when his McLaren M6B crashes during the Valle de Bravo hillclimb in Mexico

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

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