In 1908, there was a New York to Paris automobile race. The 2009 New York to Paris “Great Race” will begin on April 25, 2009, according to their web site:
The 1908 White Fleet trip around the world celebrated its 100 annivsary in 2008, but we didn’t hear about it until we were in Australia.
The USS John McCain visited Sydney and Melbourne as part of the centenial clebration.
Better late than never, we say: “Bully!”
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