Wednesday, April 2, 2008

This Day in Auto History:

Automobile Quarterly
Automobile Quarterly

Albert Champion, pioneer automobile racer and sparkplug manufacturer, is born in Paris, France
Thomas B. Jeffery of Rambler dies in Pompeii, Italy at age 65
The Nash Motors Company purchases the Mitchell Motor Company of Racine, WI primarily to acquire additional production capacity
The Plymouth PB is introduced, the first of the marque to officially have an assigned model year
Col. Will H. Brown, chief of the Army Motor Transport Corps in World War I, dies in Indianapolis, IN at age 81

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

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