Wednesday, June 4, 2008

This Day in Auto History:

Automobile Quarterly
Automobile Quarterly

Franklin Hall Marmon, son of Walter C. Marmon, is born in Indianapolis, IN
The design for the new Chrysler by Oliver H. Clark is approved by the Maxwell-Chalmers Board of Directors
The 7,000,000th Ford V-8 is produced
The Ford Motor Company sells the Johansson Gage Division to the Brown & Sharpe Manufacturing Company of Providence, RI – William Clay Ford is elected to the Board of Directors
The American Honda Motor Company is established in Los Angeles, CA, initially to develop a market for Honda motorcycles

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

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