[Ads-l] Antedating of "Velodrome"

Peter Reitan pjreitan at HOTMAIL.COM
Mon Oct 5 17:53:40 EDT 2020


Velodrome - 1885.

The Morning Democrat, December 19, 1885, page 6. Newspapers.com

"It is proposed in Paris to erect a velodrome, a covered track, for 
bicycles and their three-wheeled kindred."

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From: "Shapiro, Fred" <fred.shapiro at yale.edu>
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>velodrome (OED 1902)
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>1891 _Cycling_ 28 Feb. 101 (19th Century U.K. Periodicals)  At Nivelles, in=
>  Belgium, a "Velodrome" is going to be built.
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>Fred Shapiro
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