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…that on this day, September 25, 1997, a new land speed record was set.

According to the website www.onthisday.co.za, Andy Green of Britain set a jet-powered car record, achieving a speed of 714mph.

Green, a British Royal Air Force fighter pilot who is now aged 55, was the first person to break the sound barrier on land.

 

 

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