Monday, March 17, 2008

This Day in Auto History:

Automobile Quarterly
Automobile Quarterly

Gen. William Frederick Marquat, a career United States Army officer who was the automobile editor for the Seattle (WA) Times 1919-1920, is born in St. Louis, MO
Robert J. Sinclair, President of Saab-Scania of America, is born in Philadelphia, PA
The Porsche is introduced at the 19th International Automobile Show in Geneva, Switzerland
The Ford Courier mini-pickup truck, manufactured in Japan by the Toyo Kogyo Company, Ltd., is introduced for sale in the western United States market

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

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