Wednesday, December 12, 2007

Automobile Quarterly
Automobile Quarterly
This Day in Auto History:

The first Brooklands Automobile Racing Club meeting is held with Lord Lonsdale as President
The Studebaker Corporation breaks ground for its new factory in South Bend, IN
Racer Emerson Fittipaldi is born in Sao Paulo, Brazil
Russell A. Firestone, a Director of the Firestone Tire & Rubber Company and second son of Harvey S. Firestone, dies in New York City at age 50
F. P. Zimmerli of the Associated Spring Corporation dies at age 65

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

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