Friday, May 2, 2008

This Day in Auto History:

Automobile Quarterly
Automobile Quarterly

Eugene Holman of the Standard Oil Company of New Jersey is born in San Angelo, TX
The Rolls-Royce New Phantom, later called the Phantom I, is introduced
C. N. Teetor, founder of the Teetor-Hartley Motor Company who designed the first enbloc 4-cylinder engine in 1909 and later founded the Perfect Circle Company, manufacturers of piston rings, dies in Hagerstown, IN at age 66
Wilhelm von Opel dies in Wiesbaden, Germany at age 76
Racer Robb Gravett is born in London, England

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

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