Thursday, September 13, 2007

Automobile Quarterly
Automobile Quarterly
This Day in Auto History:

Achille Philion is issued a United States Patent for his “Steam Carriage”
E. R. Thomas of Thomas and Thomas-Detroit dies in Buffalo, NY at age 85
OSCA makes its final Formula 1 appearance in the Italian Grand Prix in Monza, with Louis Chiron finishing tenth
The first Ford Thunderbird Sports Roadster, a 1962 model, is produced
The Alabama Speedway in Talladega, AL stages its first event, a 401.66 mile NASCAR race won by Ken Rush in a Chevrolet Camaro

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

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