16th September 1914 (Wednesday)

BORN TODAY:

~ Josef Peters – German racing driver: “He participated in one Formula One World Championship Grand Prix, on August 3, 1952. He failed to finish, scoring no championship points” [Wikipedia].

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Josef_Peters_(racing_driver)

~ Euclydes “Tatu” Hatem – “short, thick and deadly [he] defeated Braziian Jiu-Jitsu legend Jorge Gracie” [Wikipedia].

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Euclydes_Hatem

~ Leonard Thompson, businessman [who] “rose to his position in 1929 after the death of his wife’s father, William Bean”  [aged 15?] [Wikipedia].

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leonard_Thompson_(businessman)

 

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