Welcome to 365 Days of Motoring

An Everyday Journey Through Motoring History, Facts & Trivia

Belt up and enjoy this 365-day ride as you cruise past the most momentous motoring events in history. Packed with fascinating facts about races, motorists and the history of the mighty engine, this is a must-visit web site for any car enthusiast.

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On This Day

Friday 6th August 1954

68 years ago

Frederic Latta Smith (84), one of the founders of the Olds Motor Works in 1899 and of General Motors Corporation in 1908, died. He was also the president of the Association of Licensed Automobile Manufacturers in its early years when it used its pool of patent rights, including the Selden patent, to preclude Henry Ford and others from entering the automobile manufacturing business.