You know today is Thanksgiving…but you might not know that today also marks a historical race from Chicago to Evanston. It was the first automobile race, and the average speed was approximately 7.3 miles per hour.
- Today in History: November 28 (memory.loc.gov)
- The First American Automobile Race (americaslibrary.gov)
- November 28 in history (homepaddock.wordpress.com)