Wednesday, March 19, 2008

This Day in Auto History:

Automobile Quarterly
Automobile Quarterly

John J. Raskob, financier and political activist who was heavily involved with General Motors during the 1920’s, is born in Lockport, NY
The new Fiat plant in Turin, Italy is officially opened by the Duke of Genoa
Matteo Ceirano of Fiat dies in Turin, Italy at age 71
Joe Oros is appointed Chief Sylist for all Ford cars and trucks, a position he would hold until 1968

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

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