January 26th


Born on this day in…

1885

139 years ago

Born on this day, Sir Harry Ricardo, one of the foremost engine designers and researchers in the early years of the development of the internal combustion engine Read more…

1904

120 years ago

Otto Kässbohrer Read more…

1917

107 years ago

Born on this day, Edgar Barth, a DKW motorcycle racer who later switched to BMW sports cars and moved from the Communist block to West Germany in the mid-1950s Read more…

1924

100 years ago

Born on this day, Paul Newman Read more…

1945

79 years ago

Born on this day, David Charles Purley, British driver who made his Formula 1 debut at Monaco in 1973 with a private March and gained prominence a couple of months later for trying to rescue his friend Roger Williamson from burning to death at the Dutch Grand Prix that year Read more…

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