This Day in Auto History:
"Samuel Broers of the Firestone Tire & Rubber Company is born inAmsterdam, Holland"
Pennsylvania's state-issued license plates debut
"The (Societa) Anonima Lombarda Fabbrica Automobili is founded inMilan, Italy by Ugo Stella to manufacture the A.L.F.A., with GiuseppeMerosi officially named as Technical Director"
"George W. Killebrew is elected President of the Marathon MotorWorks, the struggling Nashville, TN automobile manufacturer"
Francis E. Stanley married Augusta May Walker