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Born on this day (22nd - May)

Gus Schrader

1895 - 1941


Alex von Falkenhausen

1907 - 1989


Joe Barzda

1915 - 1993


Sergio Mantovani

1929 - 2001


Bobby Johns

1934


Pedro Diniz

1970



Died on this day (22nd - May)

1881 - 1913



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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