February 5th


Born on this day in…

1840

182 years ago

Born on this day, John Boyd Dunlop, inventor who founded the rubber company that bears his name, Dunlop Tyres Read more…

1845

177 years ago

Thomas Buckland Jeffery Read more…

1878

144 years ago

Born on this day, Andre Gustave Citroen, remembered chiefly for the make of car named after him, but also for his invention of double helical gears Read more…

1880

142 years ago

Born on this day, Gabriel-Eugene Voisin, French automobile designer and aviation pioneer Read more…

1922

100 years ago

Born on this day, Alain Carpentier de Changy, Belgian sports car racing driver Read more…

1947

75 years ago

Born on this day, Darrel Waltrip, NASCAR racer, who in 1986 became the first stock-car driver to earn $7 million Read more…

1956

66 years ago

Héctor Alonso Read more…

1968

54 years ago

Marcus “Bosse” Grönholm Read more…

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