Born on this day, Ransom E Olds, a pioneer of the American automotive industry, for whom both the Oldsmobile and REO brands were named


Friday 3rd June 1864

Born on this day, Ransom E Olds, a pioneer of the American automotive industry, for whom both the Oldsmobile and REO brands were named. He claimed to have built his first steam car as early as 1894, and his first gasoline–powered car in 1896.


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