Thursday, May 22, 2008

This Day in Auto History:

Automobile Quarterly
Automobile Quarterly
This Day in Auto History:

5.22.1892
Charles LeRoy McCuen of Oldsmobile is born in Stockton, CA
5.22.1915
General Motors management closes the Cartercar factory in Jackson, MI
5.22.1929
Racer Sergio Mantovani is born in Milan, Italy
5.22.1946
John F. Maxwell, founder of the Plymouth Factory Service School, dies in Lansing, MI at age 54
5.22.1959
Lee Petty wins the 100-mile race at Charlotte, NC in an Oldsmobile, the last victory for the marque until 1978

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

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