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DateMorgan Event
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8/11/1881HFS Morgan born.
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1/6/1906Harry Morgan opened his Worcester branch of Morgan & Co. on Worcester Road.
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2/11/1909First Morgan built.
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11/21/1910Morgan first shown at Olympia Motor Cycle Show
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12/26/1910Harry Morgan enters Morgan's first competitive event, the MCC London to Exeter Winter Trial in a Runabout, and won a Gold Medal.
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12/5/1911Harrod's becomes the sole concessionaire for Morgan, and introduces their own bodywork for it.
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3/27/19121st cyclecar race to be run at Brooklands, won by Harry Martin in a Morgan
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4/1/1912Morgan & Co. becomes Morgan Motor Company Limited.
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6/12/1912Harry Morgan marries Hilda Ruth Day.
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11/24/1912HFS Morgan races his cyclecar to almost 60 mph at Brooklands.
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7/13/1913Gordon McMinnies places first in the Cycle Grand Prix at Amiens, but was not awarded the prize.
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11/24/1913Olympia Motorcycle Show opens to rave reviews for Morgan.
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8/7/1914Completion of Morgan's new Pickersleigh Road works.
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9/12/1914Harry Morgan patents a design for a four-wheeled Morgan.
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10/16/1919Official opening of the Pickersleigh Road extension.
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11/3/1919Peter Morgan born in Malvern Link.
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11/22/1919A new model, the Aero, is introduced at the Olympia Show.
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11/22/1919A new model, the four-seater Famiy, is introduced at the Olympia Show.
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9/7/1929Gwenda Stewart drove 101.55 miles in 1 hour, the first time a 3-wheeler had covered over 100 miles in an hour.
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12/27/1935Morgan announces their four-wheeler, the 4-4.
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11/10/1936Preb. HG Morgan dies.
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4/10/1937First test of V8 Morgan.
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8/16/19374 passenger Morgan introduced.
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6/21/1938Prudence Fawcett places 13th at Le Mans in a 4-4.
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8/8/1938First drophead coupe announced.
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10/16/1938DHC introduced.
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2/5/1939Introduction of Le Mans Replica.
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3/12/1939Introduction of 4-4 Le Mans Replica.
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12/14/1940Peter Morgan marries Jane
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7/29/19451st post WW2 Morgan produced.
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9/23/1950Plus 4 announced.
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10/18/1950Plus 4 introduced at Earl's Court Show, London
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1/20/19511st Plus 4 to USA; Angell Motors, Pasadena, CA; P 2104.
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2/20/1951Last Series 1 4-4 chassis number dispatched, chassis 2081.
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3/13/1951Last Series 1 4-4 dispatched; chassis 1902.
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3/16/19511st Plus 4s dispatched to (then) east coast Morgan distributor: Fergus Motors; P 2114, P 2115, P 2116.
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7/29/1951Charles Morgan born.
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7/14/1953Final Three-wheelers leave the factory.
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10/18/1953First 4 seat DHC introduced.
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2/9/1956Ruth Morgan dies.
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9/14/1956First time Morgan was said to have a sliding pillar front suspension (incorrectly) by "AutoCar" road test of Series 11 4/4.
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10/25/1956Series 11 4/4 introduced.
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8/19/1957Last 4 seat DHC produced.
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5/10/1959Chris Lawrence wins his first race in a Morgan at the BRSCC Brands Hatch Marque Race.
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6/15/1959HFS Morgan dies.
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9/5/1959Lalah Neuman Tallinghast first woman to drive in first Daytona International Speedway sports car race in a Plus 4.
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4/11/196050th anniversary of the MMC.
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11/12/1960Plus 4 Super Sports produced.
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2/14/1961First Super Sports introduced.
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4/29/1962Lew Spencer, C Production SCCA National Champion, Plus 4 SS (Baby Doll)
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6/24/1962Morgan wins class in LeMans.
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10/15/1963First Plus 4 Plus introduced at Earl's Court Motor Show, London.
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11/27/1965Carl Swanson, E Production SCCA National Champion, Morgan Plus 4
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2/16/1967First Plus 8 roars into life.
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4/20/1967Last Plus 4 Plus produced.
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11/15/1967Introduction of the Plus 8.
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2/17/1968First road test of Plus 8.
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5/6/1968Last Super Sports produced.
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3/21/1969Last DHC produced.
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1/8/1985Xan Morgan born.
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5/1/1990BBC Troubleshooter shown.
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9/2/1998Maurice Owen dies.
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4/14/1999BBC Troubleshooter 2 shown.
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2/29/2000Aero 8 introduced a Geneva Motor Show.
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1/29/2001First message sent on Emog, from Lorne Goldman to Ed Herman.
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9/10/2003Original Morgan factory demolished.
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9/15/2003Demolition of Morgan & Co's first garage of 1905.
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10/20/2003Peter Morgan dies.
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3/31/2004First V6 Roadster produced.
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5/4/2004Last Plus 8 produced.
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3/1/2005Introduction of the Morgan AeroMax at the Geneva Motor Show.
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9/22/2005Morgan LifeCar announced.
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12/5/2008HFS family home demolished.
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4/24/2009Introduction of the new Morgan Aero SuperSports.
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7/24/2009Official Morgan Centennial Celebration begins.
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5/5/2010Introduction of the concept Morgan EVA GT at Pebble Beach Concours
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11/1/2010Introduction of the new Morgan Three Wheeler
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3/13/2012Introduction of the new Aero Morgan Coupe at Geneva Auto Show
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3/13/2012Introduction of the new Morgan PLUS 8 at Geneva Auto Show
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1/27/2012First production model of the Morgan Three Wheeler registered
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3/7/2012Introduction of the Morgan E at Geneva Auto Show
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10/18/2013Charles Morgan released from Board of Directors at MMC
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9/3/2014Introduction of the Morgan ST-1 at the factory
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9/22/2014Introduction of the Morgan Plus 8 Speedster
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8/25/2014MMC produces its 1000th New Trike chassis
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3/3/2015Introduction of the new Morgan Aero 8 at Geneva Auto Show
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7/24/2015Introduction of the Morgan AR Plus 4
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3/2/2016Production model of Electric 3-wheeler Morgan shown
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7/25/2016Limited Edition of Selfridge EV3 by Morgan shown
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2/20/2017Charles Morgan settles dispute with family, MMC
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6/13/2017MMC buys its factory back
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5/4/2018Last Aero 8 chassis begins production at the factory
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3/5/2019MMC sells majority ownership to Italian investment group
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3/14/2019Introduction of the new Morgan Plus 6 at the Geneva Auto Show
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2/15/2019Morgan Roadster discontinued
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2/28/2019Morgan Plus 8 discontinued
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