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What Happened on November 28, 1895

Historical Events


Car1st Car Race in America

America's 1st auto race organised by the "Chicago Times-Herald" - Chicago to Evanston and back; 6 cars, 55 miles, Frank Duryea wins averaging 7 MPH

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The winning vehicle, a Duryea Motor Wagon Company vehicle driven by Frank Duryea
The winning vehicle, a Duryea Motor Wagon Company vehicle driven by Frank Duryea
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Famous Birthdays

  • José Iturbi, Spanish pianist and conductor, born in Valencia, Spain (d. 1980)
1895 Highlights

About November 28, 1895

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 125 years and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Lost Generation
Star Sign: Sagittarius