1967 – GM Produces 100 Millionth Vehicle

On this date General Motors manufactured its 100 millionth vehicle at its factory in Janesville. Wisconsin Lt. Gov. Jack B. Olson and GM President James M. Roche celebrated with workers as the anniversary vehicle rolled off the line in Janesville. The blue, two-door Chevrolet Caprice was taken to GM’s birthplace, Flint, Michigan, where it was enshrined. The story of Wisconsin’s automobile industry is documented on the page of Turning Points in Wisconsin History. [Source: Janesville Gazette]