December the 1st 1913 was the date that The Ford Motor Company introduced the first moving assembly line. This move saw Ford produce a high volume of cars that became more affordable for the everyday man.
Where has that time gone? It’s scary to think that time passes so quickly and before you know it another childhood hero form many has passed away.
Evel Knievel was the dare devil of them all. He was the stuntman that inspired milliosn of people to push themselves and get up and try again. He was tha man that pushed him self to achive what seemed as though it could not be done. He was the hero that would fail but get back up again, and that’s why people loved him.
See Evel Knievel in action
November 28th 1895 saw the first American automobile race. A race that lasted over 54 miles running from Chicago’s Jackson Park to Evanston, Illinois.
The winner was Frank Duryea who completed the race in 10 hours. Frank and his brother Charles were one of the first to make a gas fulled engine for a car in the United States.
Today the birthday of the Austro-Hungarian auto engineer Ferdinand Porsche (born 3 September 1875). Most recognised for creating the Volkswagen Beetle as well as many of the early Porsche cars.
Fact: The Elefant Porsche was awarded in 1937 the German National Prize for Art and Science, which is one of the rarest decorations in Germany.
Henry Ford was born this day in 1863. Founder of the Ford motor company, Henry Ford was a crude business man that was well recognised for his quotes as well as his ability to make money.
“Don’t find fault, find a remedy” – Henry Ford