Thursday, August 28, 2008

This Day in Auto History:


Automobile Quarterly
Automobile Quarterly
This Day in Auto History:

Major-General Montgomery of Winchester purchases a Coventry-built Daimler in the first British sale of a vehicle to a person outside of the automobile industry
The Oakland Motor Car Company is organized in Pontiac, MI by Edward M. Murphy, Frank E. Kirby, Alanson P. Brush, R. F. Monroe, M. J. Hallinan, C. J. Cram, and James Dempsey
Lord Herbert Scott is elected Chairman of Rolls-Royce Ltd.
Allen Rae of A. Schrader’s Son and a former executive of the Dunlop Tire & Rubber Goods Company Ltd. dies
Halsey R. Jones of the Timken Roller Bearing Company dies at age 55

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

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