Today in History - December 12

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Sunday, Dec 12 2010 by

2006 – Peugeot produces its last car at the Ryton Plant signaling the end of mass car production in Coventry, formerly a major center of the British motor industry.

Former Ryton Auto Plant (Google Maps)
Former Ryton Auto Plant

1941 – World War II: USMC F4F “Wildcats” sink the first 4 major Japanese ships off Wake Island.

Wake Island (Google Maps)
Wake Island