Friday, November 30, 2007

Automobile Quarterly
Automobile Quarterly
This Day in Auto History:

The first exclusive show for motor trucks opens in Chicago, IL with 29 exhibitors
After disappointing tests General Motors officially cancels the development of the “copper-cooled” 6-cylinder Oakland
Racer Trevor Blondyk is born in Krugersdorp, South Africa
Julius P. Heil, President 1906-1946 and Chairman 1946-1949 of the Heil Company, manufacturers of truck and trailer tanks, and Governor of Wisconsin 1939-1943, dies near Milwaukee, WI at age 73
The 1960 Lincoln Continentals are introduced, the first of a new design that would redefine automobile styling during the 1960’s

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

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