Archive for August 3rd, 2015

REVIEWING PAST NEWS HEADLINES

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Camille Bohannon

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Tony Bennett
(Anthony Dominick "Tony" Benedetto) is 89 today.

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COMPANY FOUNDED ON THIS DAY IN 1900

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The Firestone Tire and Rubber Company was founded by Harvey Samuel
Firestone
to supply pneumatic tires for wagons, buggies, and other forms
of wheeled transportation common in the era. Firestone soon saw the huge
potential for marketing tires for automobiles.

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Harvey Samuel Firestone (December 20, 1868 – February 7, 1938)

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