September 3, 1935 CE – Sir Malcolm Campbell Surpasses 300 Miles Per Hour

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September 3, 1935 CE – Sir Malcolm Campbell Surpasses 300 Miles Per HourRate this post *Image Credit: Wikimedia Commons Born to a diamond seller Kent, England, Malcolm Campbell was headed for a life in the family business before fate intervened. While in Germany learning more about the business of retailing gemstones, he found himself drawn to the motorcycle races held in the countryside. Fascinated by the power and precision required to pilot the small bikes around the course, he returned to England with a need for speed. In 1935, after a series of records, he became the first human to drive a car more than 300mph. Having grown up in […]