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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



Joe Sanko
UNITED STATES

Born
19 / 3 / 1912
Died
4 / 14 / 1946

His real name was Joseph J. Hrycenko. He was born in Elizabeth, New Jersey, USA, though his relatives were from Poland. Joe Sanko died in a hospital in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, of injuries received while driving in the first AAA sanctioned event at Williams Grove Speedway after WW-II. It was a non-championship race.





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