Friday, February 8, 2008

Automobile Quarterly
Automobile Quarterly
This Day in Auto History:

The American Motor Car Manufacturers Association (AMCMA) disbands in Chicago, IL as pending legal actions against the Selden patent appear to be heading toward an unsuccessful conclusion
Glenn H. Curtiss unveils his Autolandplane, probably the world’s first roadable airplane, at the Pan-American Aeronautic Exposition in New York City
Harry C. Wiess is elected President of the Humble Oil Company
The 1947 Chevrolets are introduced
Finlay Robertson Porter of Mercer and F.R.P. dies in Southampton, NY at age 92

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

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