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Born on this day (25th - March)

Washington Roebling

1881 - 1912


Karl von Waldthausen

1907 - 1933


1911 - 1988


Breno Fornari

1925


Don Freeland

1925 - 2007


Fritz d'Orey

1938


Tom Weickardt

1947


Butch Lindley

1948 - 1990


Giniel de Villiers

1972


Danica Sue Patrick

1982



Died on this day (25th - March)

Billy Cotton

1899 - 1969


Juan Gaudino

1893 - 1975



Richard Noble OBE
Richard Noble OBE
UNITED KINGDOM

Born
6 / 3 / 1946
Holder of the land speed record at 633.468 mph then managed the Thrust SSC project which raised the record to 763.035 mph or mach 1.02.

Holder of the land speed record, and was the project director of the ThrustSSC, which currently holds the land speed record which was set at Black Rock Desert. The car travelled at 633.468 mph. He was then project manager for the Thrust SSC , world supersonic land speed record in which Andy Green broke the record at 763.035 mph or mach 1.02.