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Le Mans - Historical Events
Date Event
1906-06-26

Hongar Szisz wins 1st Grand-Prix (Le Mans, France)

1923-05-26

1st Le Mans Grand Prix d'Endurance is run

1944-08-08

US 15th Army corps occupies Le Mans

1944-08-09

US 79th/90th division enter Le Mans

1944-08-15

US 12 Army corp enters Le Mans through Orleans

1955-06-11

Le Mans race car accident kills 83 spectators (race continues)

1955-06-13

Mercedes racing car kills 77 at Le Mans France

1967-06-11

A J Foyt & Dan Gurney drove a Ford to victory in Le Mans

1991-06-23

Mazda becomes 1st Japanese car to capture Le Mans 24 hour race

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Le Mans - Birthdays
Date Event
1858-02-24

Arnold Dolmetsch, Le Mans, musician

1915-9-25

Vincent Tubbs, Le Mans

1928-10-23

Hubert Fröhlich, Le Mans

1930-12-02

David Piper, Le Mans

1931-9-24

Michael Parkes, Le Mans

1933-12-09

Gino Cassani, Le Mans

1935-06-10

Vic Elford, Le Mans

1936-12-06

Claude Ballot-Lena, Le Mans

1936-12-15

Fred Haltiner, Le Mans

1937-03-09

Brian Redman, Le Mans

1938-01-29

Peter Parten, Le Mans

1940-04-04

Richard Attwood, Le Mans

1940-10-02

Nanni Galli, Le Mans

1941-04-24

Silvio Moser, Le Mans

1942-10-26

Jonathan Williams, Le Mans

1943-04-27

Helmut Marko, auto racer (Le Mans Grand Prix)

1943-06-14

John Miles, Le Mans

1943-07-11

Rolf Stommelen, Le Mans

1945-01-01

Jacques Ickx, Belgium, Le Mans auto race (6-time winner)

1946-07-15

Louise Edlind, Le Mans

1947-07-25

Toine Hezemans, Le Mans

1947-12-10

Jurgen Barth, Le Mans

1948-05-04

Hurley Haywood, American race car driver, and three-time winner of the 24 Hours of Le Mans

1951-10-29

Tiff Needell, Journey to Le Mans

1958-06-07

Phillipe Boccara, Le Mans France, US sprint kayak (Olympics-96)

Le Mans - Weddings
Date Event
2006-05-06

Race car driver "Champ Car World Series" two time winner Sebastien Bourdais (27) weds Claire Bagot at Cathedral Saint-Julien in Le Mans, France

Le Mans - Deaths
Date Event
1983-04-24

Rolf Stommelen, Le Mans

1985-11-08

Masten Gregory, Le Mans

1989-01-15

Vincent Tubbs, Le Mans

2005-07-22

Hubert Fröhlich, Le Mans


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