Monday, November 19, 2007

Automobile Quarterly
Automobile Quarterly
This Day in Auto History:

Automobile engineer and designer Wellington Everett Miller is born in Los Angeles, CA
Carlos C. Booth, M.D., a surgeon who in 1895 designed the first car in Ohio (his Booth-Crouch was actually built by machinist W. Lee Crouch of New Brighton, PA), dies in Youngstown, OH at age 66
The last 1951 Pontiac is produced
The 1957 Pontiacs are introduced
Antique automobile collector George Hall Waterman Jr., best remembered as the co-owner of the 1866 Dudgeon steam vehicle, dies in Providence, RI

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

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