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Tuesday, August 30, 2016

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On This Day, November 28, 1895

On This Day, November 28, 1895

  Frank Duryea wins first U.S. horseless-carriage race On November 28, 1895, Frank Duryea wins the first motor-car race in the United States, a 54-mile loop along the lakeshore from Chicago to Waukegan and back again. The race was a harrowing one--It was held during one of Chicago’s great snowstorms, and the contestants’ cars got stuck in snowdrifts, slid into other vehicles and stalled repeatedly. Duryea, who completed the race in 10 hours and 23 minutes, traveled at an average ... Full Story

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