Wednesday, September 12, 2007

Automobile Quarterly
Automobile Quarterly
This Day in Auto History:

The Arona-Stresa-Arona race is staged, the second ever held in Italy
Charles Colmery Gibson, Vice President of the Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company and a 36-year employee of the firm, is born in Edwards, MS
Alfred Neubauer introduces a code system for communicating with drivers during his first appearance as manager of the Mercedes-Benz racing team in a race at the Solitude circuit near Stuttgart, Germany - Otto Merz led the team to a one-two-three finish
Philip G. Johnson, President of the Kenworth Motor Truck Corporation since 1937, dies in Wichita, KS
Harold P. Henning, Manager of Engineering Operations and Inspection for General Motors, dies at age 57

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

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