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1896 Feb 17th. A meeting and exhibition of Horseless Carriages at the Imperial Institute organised by the Motor Car Club.
1896 Feb. The Motor Car Club formed
1896 May. The Great Horseless Carriage Co formed
1896 May 9th. Motor Show at the Imperial Institute
1896 Sep 24th. Paris to Marseilles race
1896 XXX xxxx. Roots and Venables commenced producing a small number of motorcars,
1896 Nov 14th. 1896 Locomotives on Highways Act became law
1896 Nov 14th. 1896 London-Brighton Run held to celebrate the new Act