Friday, November 2, 2007

Automobile Quarterly
This Day in Auto History:

Coachbuilder Battista “Pinin” Farina is born in Turin, Italy
The first automobile insurance in Great Britain is written by the General Accident Company
B. Robert “Woody” Woodill is born in California
The Cord 810 is introduced at the National Automobile Show in New York City - President Franklin D. Roosevelt had urged car manufacturers to advance their introductions of new models by two months to help alleviate the traditional slump in employment during the fall months
The 1936 Hudson and Terraplanes are introduced

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

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