Tuesday, February 19, 2008

Automobile Quarterly
Automobile Quarterly
This Day in Auto History:

William Starling Sullivan Rodgers of The Texas Company is born in Columbus, OH
Longtime NASCAR official Johnny Bruner is born in Birmingham, AL
Sir Malcolm Campbell, driving the Napier-Campbell V-12 “Blue Bird II”, raises the land speed record to 206.96 mph at Daytona Beach, FL
Automotive valve manufacturer William W. Crawford dies in Miami Beach, FL at age 58
Edward Ringwood Hewitt, namesake of the Hewitt made 1906-1907 in New York City, and the Adams-Hewitt made 1905-1914 in Bedford, England, dies in New York City at age 90

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

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