Welcome to 365 Days of Motoring

An Everyday Journey Through Motoring History, Facts & Trivia

Belt up and enjoy this 365-day ride as you cruise past the most momentous motoring events in history. Packed with fascinating facts about races, motorists and the history of the mighty engine, this is a must-visit web site for any car enthusiast.

On This Day

Tuesday 4th December 1951

68 years ago

The Gillingham bus disaster occurred, when a double-decker bus belonging to the Chatham & District Traction Company ploughed into a company of fifty-two young members of the Royal Marine Volunteer Cadet Corps, aged between ten and thirteen, in Gillingham, Kent, England. Twenty-four died and another eighteen were injured. At the time it was the highest loss of life in any road accident in British history.