Tuesday, March 18, 2008

This Day in Auto History:

Automobile Quarterly
Automobile Quarterly

Rudolph Carl Norberg of the Willard Storage Battery Company is born in Stockholm, Sweden
The steamer “Vigilancia” with 84 FWD trucks on board is torpedoed by a German U-boat leading to United States entry into World War I
General Motors announces plans to acquire Adam Opel AG of Germany
Racer Mark N. Donohue Jr. is born in Summit, NJ
The Chrysler Imperial Newport hardtop coupe is introduced as a mid-year model

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

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