Tuesday, October 9, 2007

Automobile Quarterly
Automobile Quarterly
This Day in Auto History:

Orazio Satta Puliga of Alfa Romeo is born in Turin, Italy
Duesenberg, Inc. is organized by E. L. Cord to design and manufacture a top-of-the-line car, introduced two years later as the Duesenberg Model J
The 1940 Fords are introduced featuring styling by Eugene Gregorie
Thomas J. Litle Jr. former Chief Engineer of Lincoln and Marmon who served as President of the Society of Automotive Engineers in 1926, dies in South Bend, IN at age 66
Racer Manfred Winkelhock is born in Waiblingen, West Germany

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

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