Tag: New York to Paris driving record

  • February 12, 1908:  The Day the Great Race Began

    February 12, 1908: The Day the Great Race Began

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    The Race was sponsored by the NEW YORK TIMES and LA MATIN, a sister newspaper in Paris. The torturous New York to Paris route crossed three continents and amounted to over 22,000 miles in 169 days. The Thomas Flyer Team of Buffalo, New York won with a comfortable margin of 26 days. The feat has…

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  • From the Stork Club to Café Society

    From the Stork Club to Café Society

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    New York City was the undisputed leader of world-wide night life from the end of Prohibition into the 1960s. In countless nightclubs revelers could eat and drink to their hearts’ content.

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Ray Hahn

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For the first time in history a fictional character in a dime novel introduces the world to an historical event unequalled in history and one that can never be repeated. And, an anonymous contributor emailed us a postcard with a three-word message – “Check this out!”

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