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1945: I Would Walk a Thousand Miles, No, Seriously

Here’s a fun 1945 Standard Oil advertisement, chock-full of trivia about a guy who walked a thousand miles over 41 days and 16 hours. Robert Barclay Allardice was known as "the celebrated pedestrian."

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1935: Many Revocations of Drivers Licenses

The number of revoked drivers’ licenses was on the rise in 1935, according to this Nobles County Times article. Next post at 11 a.m.

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1960: Male Drivers Boosted Accident Rate

Driving "mishaps" of 1960 involved more men than women, although I’m guessing fewer women drove in 1960 than they do now, so I’m not sure what if anything can be made of it.

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