Tuesday, September 11, 2007

Automobile Quarterly
Automobile Quarterly
This Day in Auto History:

John Joseph Schumann Jr. of the General Motors Acceptance Corporation is born in New York City
Sir Austin Ernest Bide of the British Leyland Motor Corporation Ltd. is born in London, England
Gerald Greenwald of the Chrysler Corporation is born in St. Louis, MO
Peter Monteverdi introduces his first automobile, the Monteverdi 375 S High Speed, at the Frankfurt (West Germany) Automobile Show
Racer Ronnie Peterson dies at age 34 in Milan, Italy from injuries suffered when his Lotus-Cosworth crashed during the Italian Grand Prix at Monza

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

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