1902: The kitchens and other hitherto unopened aspects of the new clubhouse at 119 Piccadilly were made available for full use by members and their guests.
1975: Milan was paralysed for four hours as a million people went on strike to support staff at BL's Innocenti plant
1881: Grand Prix great Felice Nazzaro born in Turin
Discover the Royal Automobile Club's long history of presenting awards for outstanding endeavour and commitment in motoring and motor sport, and see how these achievements continue today.
The Club brings you regular podcasts from the world of motoring, motorcycling and motor sport, produced in association with Motor Sport magazine.
Enjoy a selection of broadcast-quality videos covering the defining automobile moments, reliving the great Club events, or featuring the motoring legends.
A sneak peek at the latest cars to be showcased in the magnificent rotunda in the Pall Mall clubhouse.
Take a glimpse into authentic motoring history in Britain through the Club's collection of veteran cars and former RAC patrol vehicles.
As Britain's first and most influential motoring organisation, the Royal Automobile Club was born over a hundred years ago out of a love of motoring.